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Ambition Overview

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Sydney (Australia)
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
Staffing & Outsourcing
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Ambition is a global boutique recruitment firm with offices in Asia, UK and Australia
We are known for our specialisation with in-depth knowledge and expertise, well-established networks and deep relationships. In doing so, we can offer those who are ... Read more

Mission: To be the leading global boutique recruitment firm.

Our Values encompass PRIDE:
Passion: We are passionate about who we are, what we do and the way we do it.
Resourcefulness: We think creatively, working smarter, faster and ... Read more

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Ambition CEO Nick Waterworth
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  • "A once great business that has lost its way"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney (Australia)
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ambition full-time


    Salaries are good, bonus schemes competitive and achievable. They do great work for their clients and candidates but internally things aren’t what they were. Culture was always key but under the current Australian MD things have taken a turn for the worse.


    A number of key long term employees have departed and the ‘heart’ of the business is all but lost. It’s such a shame to see and I genuinely hope they find a way back. It used to be a great place to be.

    Advice to Management

    Win the hearts and minds of your people again. It’s not too late to start listening.

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Ambition Interviews



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    Recruitment Consultant Interview

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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Ambition in August 2017.


    It was a group assessment of 7 to 8 candidate. 2 individual assessments and 2 group assessment. Group Rounds: 1) Selecting a suitable candidate and presenting, 2) Debate. Individuals: 1) Drafting an email on selling a candidate, 2) McQuaig Test.

    Interview Questions

    • No questions were asked. the preliminary phone interview was done before being selected for the assessment round.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • We're looking for exceptional individuals to join the Ambition Academy. For more information and how to apply, please watch our latest video which explains all about what the Academy offers and how to apply

    The Ambition Academy - We're Hiring!

    The Ambition Academy is a unique program for the hiring of graduates or those working in a professional industry who may be considering a role in recruitment. Hear from Ambition's Michelle Wong who leads the program on what it's all about and more importantly, how you can apply to work for Ambition through the Academy training program.

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