Progent is looking for a a detail-oriented person to help manage background summaries sent to Progent by job applicants. The Resume Screener will operate at a home office and retrieve resumes sent via email and transfer the applications into a specialized application management system. The Job Application Screener will organize all correspondence submitted by job seekers, confirm that all required data is properly transferred into Progent's resume database, make sure that professional credentials are current, and prescreen job seekers by giving each one an initial ranking.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, service delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support information base and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal international client base.


Job Title

Job Application Screener

Job Code

A014DavaoCity

Work
Location

Home-based, virtual office network, Davao City, Philippines

Essential Functions

The Job Application Screener is a work-from-home position that takes about 20 hours every week. The Resume Screener's main responsibility is to perform a preliminary filter on every job application submitted to Progent, including applications for technical, operational, selling, and marketing jobs. The Resume Screener checks that all work submissions and associated documents are correctly entered into Progent's specialized application management program, that all required information has been submitted, and that all claimed technical accreditations are valid. The Resume Screener will give an initial ranking to every job seeker to expedite the recruitment process for Progent's human resources department.

Relationships

Reports to:
Director of HR Team

Interacts Extensively with:
Human Resources personnel tasked with maintaining Progent's resume database


Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:
  • Organize all job application documents sent to Progent. Every applicant may send any number of emails and attached files, and the submitted files may have any format.
  • Make sure that all necessary data has been submitted by every job seeker.
  • Transfer all resume data into Progent's dedicated hiring system and confirm that all information is accurately imported and correctly classified.
  • Verify that any listed technical credentials are registered and have not expired.
  • Rank resumes by defined standards in categories such as job history, professional look and feel of cover letter and resume, certifications attained, and overall work skills.
  • Work with Progent's human resources team to help enhance the effectiveness of Progent's hiring system.

Work Background/
Qualifications

Required Work Experience
Five years of background in HR and 2 years of background managing job applications

Characteristics of the Applicant

  • Demonstrable command of writing and speaking in English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a collaborative setting
  • Self motivated, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Ability to evaluate the professional disposition of job applicants
  • Ability to work productively in a home-office environment
  • Motivated to succeed in a fast-paced and quickly evolving industry

Home Office Requirements

  • Must have a PC or notebook powered by Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Must have high-speed and reliable Internet access

If you want to apply for this position, please send your resume to job-a014@progent.com. Please mention the code, such as A014DavaoCity, for the position that you are seeking.

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