Hannah Chong

Hannah Chong

Senior Consultant, APAC

“Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained. Loyalty is returned.”

Describe yourself in 3 words

Trustworthy, organised and supportive.

What will get you jumping out of bed every day?

A candidate that is accepting the offer.
A well-deserved holiday.
My son’s rugby competition day.


What sort of values do you think reflect Progression?

Integrity, honesty, approachable


Tell us about your most memorable moment in your career.

I was solely in charge and responsible for the successful launch of the grand opening of a boutique bank.

My hard work was recognized and appreciated by many of the internal stakeholders as well as invited guests.


What do you love the most about your job?

The interactions with different people of all levels. I am inspired by exploring career opportunities with my candidates and understanding what really attracts them, motivates them and drives them to excel. Assisting them in attaining the unattainable and seeing them prosper are end goals in my work.


What do you think is a really important part of your job?

We are like professional matchmakers. The values it takes, listening, understanding and negotiating as I see it as a marriage of both parties, making sure that they are happy and satisfied. Where this is not an easy task to fulfil as it takes one to understand and compromise.


What are you up to during your free time?

When I am not working my time are occupied by spending with my children, cycling, having a cup of coffee and enjoying my ME moments.