WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                       Date of Report: September 18, 2002
             Date of the Earliest Event Reported: September 16, 2002

             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

                 (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

         0-15539                                        23-2153729
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         (Commission                              (IRS Employer Identification
         file number)                                     Number)

              1818 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
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               (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (215) 988-1588

Item 5:  Other Matters

On September 16, 2002, Right Management Consultants, Inc.'s (the Company) Board
of Directors authorized a 3-for-2 common stock split, to be effected on October
15, 2002, through a 50% stock dividend, for shareholders of record as of October
1, 2002. The Company announced this 3-for-2 common stock split in a press
release on September 18, 2002. In addition, the Company announced in this press
release that it will withdraw its Registration Statement on Form S-3 for a
3,850,000 share offering that was filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission on June 4, 2002, and amended on June 17, 2002 and June 25, 2002. The
Company also announced its third quarter earnings release date. A copy of the
press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 of this Form 8-K.

Item 7:  Exhibits

Number            Description

99.1      Press release announcing a 3-for-2 common stock split, withdrawal of
          its Registration Statement and the third quarter earnings release


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                     RIGHT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, INC.

Date: September 18, 2002            By: /S/ CHARLES J. MALLON
                                        Charles J. Mallon
                                        Executive Vice President and
                                        Chief Financial Officer