Arbora and its partners send our best wishes to all our clients, colleagues and friends during these difficult times. We remain open for business during the Covid-19 pandemic and continue to provide career transition and coaching support remotely, respecting all the guidance and restrictions on physical gatherings. We are here when you need us.

Global Reach, Local Passion

We are a global organisation that brings together over 30 career firms across 5 Continents.
We support organisations through change and transformation.
We are passionate about people and their careers.
We are Arbora

What We Do...

1
Partners
10000
Candidates Annually
256
Coaches

OUTPLACEMENT AND CAREER TRANSITION

We help organisations successfully manage redundancy programmes. By working with Arbora, you can be sure that you will minimise the risk and successfully achieve your business goals. Whether you need support in one Country or across multiple regions, Arbora members will be your trusted partner locally. By taking great care of your people, we add value to your business in 4 key ways:
    1. Maintain Productivity – by maintaining the engagement and commitment of those staff who are remaining in your business, as well as those that are leaving, we ensure productivity is unaffected through periods of change.
    2. Protect your Brand – By demonstrating that you are true to your values and socially responsible, you can mitigate any reputational damage associated with redundancies.
    3. Minimise the risk of legal challenge – By providing outplacement support over and above any statutory requirement, legal challenges resulting from dismissal will be drastically reduced.
    4. Reduce Costs – By involving Arbora in the change process we can help you reduce costs. Organisations that provide outplacement typically realise a 30% reduction in costs attributed to ineffective processes and people management during a redundancy programme.
40 %
of candidates very satisfied
50 %
would recommend us
42 %
resettle into a new role

CAREER MANAGEMENT

As organisations become flatter and more agile, traditional career development is more challenging for organisations to deliver. Arbora helps organisations and individuals navigate their way through the complexity of the new world of work. Our career management programmes are tailored to each individual circumstance but, typically, we will help your people in the following ways:
    1. Goals – where do they want to get to in their career?
    2. Role – what roles do they need to consider to achieve their career goals?
    3. Lifestyle – are their career goals aligned with their life outside work?
    4. Development – what additional experience, skills and knowledge will enable them to achieve their goals?

Coaching and Development

Individual and Team Coaching Around the world, we support Leaders in their pursuit of excellence. Robust methodologies and great Coaches mean we can support individuals and teams anywhere in the World. Our programmes and Coaches can help improve your business in 4 key ways:
    1. Reaching the next level – Developing your Leaders of tomorrow
    2. Improving Performance – Achieving more value through your people
    3. Making the right career choices – Ensuring you have the right people in the right roles for the right reasons.
    4. Building stronger teams – Creating clarity, cohesion and purpose.

Assessment – we can provide comprehensive assessment support for recruitment, development and redundancy projects including online assessment administration, 360° and assessment centre design and delivery

Change Management – Everything we do is connected with change. Arbora has a long history of helping organisations lead, develop and transition people through times of transformation. We devise and deliver bespoke solutions, tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.

MEET THE PARTNERS...

Nicola Pohlen at Pohlen Partners
Fernando at Grupo Persona
Mike Burgneay at Chiumento Ltd
Nick Dryden at Von Rohr & Partners
Roselyn at Toombs
Päivi at HRM Partners - part of Hanken & SSE
Gaj Ravichandra at Kompass Consultancy
Paul Heng at NeXT Career Consulting

WHERE WE ARE...

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Hello and welcome from Nicola Pohlen at Pohlen Partners, New Zealand

Our business has a national presence in Career Services integrated with Talent Sourcing. We grow careers in partnership with businesses and individuals through personalised engagement and a keen knowledge of today’s employment market. Offering outplacement, career development and career management services that are tailor-made and empower career ownership, our 20 years of successful delivery is confirmed by customer testimonies on our website.

We were proud to be selected as the exclusive New Zealand partner for Arbora over 15 years ago.

This is an appealing alliance for customers who value the benefits of our global reach that gives access to quality and aligned services delivered seamlessly across borders. Confidence in partner expertise and knowing the requirement of each client is met with the same attentive service level as through our business, has been demonstrated time and again over these years.

The value of Arbora membership for our business, that we then apply to each project, is highlighted through transparent sharing of local knowledge, experience and insight across regions. It is energising to collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs who are driven by passion, innovation and results.

WELCOME TO ARBORA

FROM GRUPO PERSONA (SPAIN)

As Arbora´s Spanish partner, Grupo Persona strongly believes in the social purpose we all share: providing an excellent quality service, results oriented, during which it is probably the most delicate moment for both the client company and the professionals that are exiting from it.

Our focus is to increase the professional´s level of employability, working on his or her development through a combination of four factors: seniority expertise, personal customization, data-driven processes and applied technology together with a constant focus on innovation and effective market access.

Arbora Global represents Grupo Persona´s window to the global market and it allows us to manage job seeking processes in several countries at once, for a person or group of people. Furthermore, Arbora provides a best practice international framework that makes it unique. It comprises companies founded by entrepreneurs that have become benchmarks in their local markets due to what they do differently. A difference based on making our client´s life easier and bringing more value to the professionals we work with.

We feel privileged to be part of the Arbora Global network and the value that it brings to our international clients.

Hi, I’m Mike Burgneay, MD of Chiumento Ltd.

I run Chiumento’s outplacement business. We’ve made our reputation in the UK by combining the benefits of digital transformation with the best of traditional service. We can boast a long list of ‘firsts’ in our industry and are one of only 2% of companies in the UK that can boast to be Investors in People Gold employers. We see it as the ultimate proof that we practice what we preach!

We’ve been part of Arbora for over 15 years and are be proud to be the UK partner. For our clients, it means that we can provide a global capability via our trusted and respected Arbora partners. I would have no hesitation in recommending any one of my partners and have enjoyed collaborating on single assignments as well as multinational projects.

On a personal level, it’s great to spend time with like-minded, innovative and passionate business leaders. Expanding our knowledge and broadening horizons is a good thing and Arbora is a brilliant way of doing that. I also think there is an Arbora ‘DNA’ that is based around mutual respect and integrity where the client always comes first. There’s an openness and willingness to share best practice that, in my view, strengthens all our businesses.

I feel privileged to be a member of the Global Board of Arbora.

WELCOME TO ARBORA

from Nick Dryden of Von Rohr & Associates

To facilitate international mobility, as well as share best practices for clients in Career Transition, Von Rohr & Associates co-founded Arbora Global Career Partners in 2000.

Von Rohr & Associates‘ vocation relies on an integrated, results-driven and personalized approach in supporting organizations and individuals to manage career life cycles since 1993.

With a strong focus on individual development to reveal, shape and transform the potential and talents, we provide a bespoke support coupled with technological and innovative resources. Therefore, increasing and leveraging employability, to facilitate and achieve a rapid career
repositioning aligned to the market realities. Thanks to an individualized empowering approach, based on a holistic and highly tailored support, Von Rohr & Associates has become a major local leader in Career Transition, notably for Executives and Managers.

Arbora and its partners have not only been reliable business colleagues, but they have also been a great team to work with over the years, sharing the best of new ideas and trends from around the world. We are delighted to be a member of the Arbora network, able to offer the advantages of this global network to our clients here in Switzerland.

WELCOME TO ARBORA

FROM TOOMBS

 As Arbora’s Canadian partner, Toombs has facilitated career transition programs in North America for over 30 years. We believe in a human-centred approach, in conversations not just presentations, in partnering with our clients to serve them better. We are innovative and tuned in to the needs of our customers and believe in driving service and technology improvements, ensuring that we deliver solid solutions to our HR partners and individuals in our care.

Our partnership with Arbora provides our clients with global reach and local expertise in career management and career transition, ensuring a high standard of care for our international clients. Our Arbora partners have been a valuable resource for understanding global industry trends in career transition. It has been a pleasure to collaborate with intelligent, compassionate professionals who really put the clients first.

WELCOME TO ARBORA

FROM HRM PARTNERS - part of Hanken & SSE

Hanken & SSE Executive Education transforms academic insight and business practice into action to accelerate the growth and renewal of people and organisations. We offer high-quality individual and organisational development solutions to leaders, management teams and experts worldwide. Through our HRM Partners career life cycle solutions, we support and coach organisations and individuals in workforce adjustment and situations of change. We are owned by Hanken and Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) and are ranked by Financial Times as the #1 executive education provider in Northern Europe and #19 worldwide as part of SSE.

HRM Partners, part of Hanken & SSE Executive Education, enjoys being part of Arbora as we can offer the best solution possible for companies operating internationally. One size does not fit all. Every company, every individual, every country and every industry needs a unique approach. We believe in agility, clear objectives and measurable results – ensured through strong local market and culture understanding. Our areas of expertise are:

  • Outplacement – We are here to help you through challenging situations, and to secure smart and meaningful career paths for people leaving your organisation
  • Executive and leader career coaching and business coaching
  • Management and leadership support in times of change

WELCOME TO ARBORA

From Gaj of Kompass Consultancy

As Arbora Global’s Middle East partners, we at Kompass are delighted in being able to bring world class digital and face to face services to our career transition clients.

Being part of the Arbora family has meant that we are now  connected to a global community of practice leaders who genuinely believe in the outcomes for our clients on both professional and personal levels. The level of knowledge sharing, access to consultants across 5 continents and collegiality with over 1,000 coaches has resulted in a truly powerful network which can benefit those we support.

Everyone deserves to have access to the best support! At Arbora,  that’s exactly what you receive.

We look forward to continuing our support for global, regional and local clients to ensure they receive best of breed services at a time when they need it most!

Welcome to Arbora!

WELCOME TO ARBORA

From Paul Heng of NeXT Career Consulting

NeXT Career Consulting celebrated her 22nd anniversary in September 2021, and we have been the Asia Pacific partner of Arbora for all these years! We continue to look forward with great excitement to supporting our corporate clients as we forge ahead into our 23rd year.

We have three core competencies – delivering effective, high-touch outplacement/career transition/job search support to our client-entrusted candidates. We also journey with our executive coachees to heighten self-awareness of hidden potential, sharpen their leadership saw, and as an outcome, be even more effective individuals, and leaders. This translates to their being a much more confident  individual and an even more impactful contributor to their  businesses. Our 3rd competency forms the backbone of our program delivery – we work hard, both with our minds, as well as our hearts. We are proactive and go-beyond our contractual obligations – win-win-win is how I have been describing it.

We are proud to say we are a boutique firm – we do not have hundreds of candidates marching thru’ the doors every day, or should I say, appearing on our Zoom screens. In our industry, size does matter – small is better, that is. We work closely with each of our candidates and see them as human beings, not digits.

Financial considerations are always necessary. We are not the lowest-cost partner – but allow me to draw an analogy. If I am an impacted employee or the coachee, I would prefer that my employer puts me in-front of the specialist.

If you are looking for an effective collaborator in your arsenal of HR & talent development strategies, give us the chance to talk to you?