Strategic Alliances and Relationships

Robert Half has forged strategic alliances and relationships with multiple organizations to support students and professionals in the fields we serve.

We contribute to the mission of each organization by working together on thought leadership, cross-sharing training and development, and providing hiring, placement and job search resources.

Value for Hiring Managers

Our relationships with alliance organizations provide opportunities to find and connect with the skilled and diverse professionals needed to staff your open roles. Over the years, we've become the talent solutions provider of choice for many of our alliance relationships.

Value for Job Seekers

Deepen your industry knowledge and connections and gain an edge in your job search by accessing top events and research through Robert Half alliance organizations. Discounted memberships, certifications, and professional training available through select organizations.

Alliance Organizations

Canada’s CFO of the Year (CFOY)

Presented by FEI Canada and Robert Half, the Canada’s CFO of the Year™ Award is given annually to recognize and honour the best in financial leadership. Past recipients of the award come from a range of business sectors and have demonstrated their commitment to financial leadership. Canada’s CFO of the Year™ Award Selection Committee is comprised of an independent group of some of Canada’s top business professionals.

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)

With more than 20,000 members, CPA Canada is the premier national professional association for accounting professionals.

Its mission is to enhance the influence, relevance and value of the Canadian CPA profession by acting in the public interest, supporting their members and contributing to economic and social development. Robert Half is honoured to sponsor CPA conferences, networking events and professional development opportunities annually in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The CPA Canada designation and the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) are nationally recognized and respected.

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Canada (CPHR)

CPHR Canada is the national voice on the enhancement and promotion of the HR Profession. With an established and credible designation and collaboration on national issues, they are proactively positioning the national human resources agenda in Canada and representing the Canadian HR Profession with HR Associations around the world. Robert Half is pleased to participate in their regional conferences and connect with their members through thought leadership presentations.

Credit Institute of Canada (CIC)

The CIC has been promoting the importance of professionally trained credit management staff and the benefits they bring to an organization since 1928. Their Certified Credit Professional (CCP) designation is the most widely recognized credit designation in Canada. Robert Half is pleased to contribute to the professional development of their members through national conference and chapter presentations.

Dress for Success®

Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Among other programs and initiatives, Robert Half participates in suit drives to provide business attire for disadvantaged women.


Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement entrepreneurial projects around the globe. As an Enactus Canada partner, Robert Half participates on the judging panel at the national and regional competitions, and hosts student roundtables and alumni networking events.

Financial Executives International® Canada (FEI Canada)

FEI Canada is the country’s premier professional association connecting senior financial executives through networking, knowledge exchange, advocacy, and ethical leadership. Robert Half and Protiviti are proud to be a Principal Strategic Partner of FEI in which we collaborate with the association to produce thought leadership and are involved in engagement opportunities through several FEI platforms and their Chapters across Canada. We are the single organization able to completely integrate consulting and talent solutions expertise for FEI in Canada.

Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)

The HRPA ensures that their 24,000 members and students have the most up-to-date tools and the advanced skills to lead workplaces into the future. They regulate HR professionals in the public interest. Robert Half enjoys connecting with their members at HRPA’s conferences.

The Institute of Internal Auditors of Canada (IIA Canada)

The IIA’s mission is to provide dynamic leadership for the global profession of internal auditing. Established in 1941, The IIA serves over 185,000 members in internal auditing, governance and internal control, IT audit, education, and security from more than 165 countries. As the world’s leader in certification, research and technological guidance for the profession, the IIA serves as the profession’s watchdog and resource on significant auditing issues around the globe. Robert Half contributes to the professional development of the IIA Canada membership through chapter presentations.

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, works to advance the management accounting profession, supporting the profession through the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking, research and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 85,000 members in 140 countries. Robert Half is pleased to contribute to the professional development of their members at their conference and through chapter presentations.

National Payroll Institute (NPI)

Robert Half is proud to support the NPI annually at their national conference and as a sponsor of Canada’s National Payroll Week. With more than 40,000 organizations and individual members, NPI is committed to providing the payroll related services that payroll professionals and their employers require to be compliant and knowledgeable. NPI offers two certification programs – Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) – that verify the specialized knowledge, skills and abilities of payroll professionals.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Robert Half has formed strategic relationships with diverse organizations to empower our local communities.

Supplier Inclusion

Robert Half is focused on supplier inclusion. We believe in building a diverse base of suppliers that strengthens our position as a market leader. Robert Half regularly supports organizations that foster the promotion, growth and development of small and/or diverse (minority, woman, veteran, disabled veteran, LGBTQ+, Disability) -owned businesses.

Community Relations

Listed below are the organizations we have relationships with. Read our Corporate Citizenship report for information on our community outreach initiatives and partnerships.