Progent is seeking a motivated person to help manage resumes submitted to Progent by job seekers. The Job Application Screener will operate from a home office and retrieve job applications sent by email and transfer the resumes into a specialized resume tracking program. The Resume Screener will organize all correspondence sent by job applicants, verify that all relevant information is properly transferred into Progent's database, make sure that industry credentials are valid, and prescreen job applicants by assigning each applicant a preliminary ranking.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our shared technical database and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.


Position

Job Application Screener

Position Code

A014DavaoCity

Work
Site

At home, virtual office network, Davao City, Philippines

Essential Functions

The Resume Screener is a work-from-home position that takes approximately 20 hours per week. The Resume Screener's main responsibility is to perform an initial screening on every job application sent to Progent, including applications for technical, administrative, sales, and marketing positions. The Job Application Screener verifies that all work applications and related files are correctly entered into Progent's dedicated application management program, that all necessary information has been submitted, and that any claimed industry credentials are current. The Job Application Screener will give an initial ranking to every job seeker to streamline the recruitment process for Progent's human resources department.

Relationships

Reports to:
Head of of HR Team

Interacts Extensively with:
Human Resources staff tasked with managing Progent's job application system


Job Duties

Responsibilities include:
  • Consolidate all resume information sent to Progent. Every applicant can send any number of messages and attachments, and the emailed documents can have any format.
  • Check that all required information has been submitted by each job applicant.
  • Import all job application data into Progent's specialized hiring database and confirm that all data is accurately copied and correctly classified.
  • Verify that all listed industry credentials are registered and current.
  • Rank applications by established criteria in areas of job history, professional presentation of introduction and resume, certifications earned, and overall work skills.
  • Interact with Progent's human resources team to enhance the effectiveness of Progent's hiring system.

Experience/
Qualifications

Minimum Work Background
5 years of background in HR and two years of experience working with job applications

Characteristics of the Candidate

  • Excellent command of writing and speaking in English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self driven, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Skill to evaluate the professional disposition of job applicants
  • Capacity to operate efficiently in a home-office situation
  • Motivated to achieve in a rapid-paced and dynamic business

Home Office Requirements

  • Must own a PC or notebook powered by Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Microsoft Windows 7
  • Must have fast and reliable Internet connection

In case you want to apply for this position, please e-mail your resume to job-a014@progent.com. Be sure to include the code, such as A014DavaoCity, of the job that interests you.

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