Based in Central Auckland
New Zealand
Best initial contact is by email
Phone Frances on 027 717 9205
Many thanks, Frances & Max

Free parking
Professional Member of CPANZ

Established in 2003


Forté Career & Business Designs is a business with a big vision and a big heart.  Our core operating principle is this …

Everyone can have fulfilling work

We work with integrity and professionalism to achieve this with you.

This means when you work with us …

    • You are assured of confidentiality and privacy
    • You access the latest information and understanding
    • You know that the particulars of your situation are fully respected
    • You know clearly what the agreements and expectations are
    • You can rely on being dealt with honestly and openly
    • You can trust that we will be straight with you
    • You will not be subjected to impersonal, automated processes

What makes Forté different?

It’s the depth of our expertise combined with our conviction that fulfilling work is possible for everyone.

In a world dominated by mass production, online tests and measurements and impersonal assessments we focus on service tailored to your personal situation above all else.

We have a rock solid, 100% commitment to individuals discovering a fulfilling career direction for themselves and getting on with it.

We use a range of different methods, processes and tools to achieve the results you specify.  Our primary methods are narrative-based, listening to what is important to you. Through insightful questions you will create the way forward.

We are committed to walking the talk. We have both been through major career changes ourselves and together we have built an entrepreneurial lifestyle that demonstrates the principles we teach, coach and research.

There are some other good career professionals around – so if you are in doubt ring around a few of them first, and then call us back and make up your mind on who feels right for you.

Please call Frances on 027 717 9205
or in the first instance email us at

(We are very happy to call you back, and will do so as soon as possible if unavailable at the time you call)



“I am much impressed with the Career Counselling Service you give and with your very steadfast and caring approach.  Your service has left me centred and on a true path.”
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