Progent is seeking a motivated person to organize background summaries sent to Progent by job seekers. The Job Application Screener will operate at home and retrieve resumes sent via email and import the resumes into a specialized resume management program. The Resume Screener will consolidate all documents submitted by job applicants, verify that all required data is correctly imported into Progent's resume database, check that industry certifications are valid, and prescreen job applicants by giving each applicant an initial ranking.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared support information base and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international client base.


Job Title

Job Application Screener

Job Code

A014DavaoCity

Work
Location

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

Primary Activities

The Job Application Screener is a work-from-home job that takes about 20 hours every week. The Job Application Screener's main responsibility is to do a preliminary screening on every job application sent to Progent, including submissions for technical, operational, sales, and marketing jobs. The Job Application Screener checks that all work applications and associated documents are correctly entered into Progent's specialized resume tracking system, that all needed data has been supplied, and that all claimed industry credentials are current. The Job Application Screener will give an initial ranking to each applicant in order to expedite the recruitment procedures for Progent's human resources team.

Relationships

Reports to:
Head of of HR Team

Interacts Extensively with:
Human Resources personnel tasked with maintaining Progent's job application system


Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:
  • Consolidate all resume information sent to Progent. Every applicant can submit any number of messages and attached files, and the emailed documents can have any format.
  • Make sure that all required information has been included by every job applicant.
  • Transfer all job application data into Progent's dedicated hiring system and verify that all data is accurately copied and correctly assigned.
  • Confirm that all listed technical credentials are published and current.
  • Rank applications according to defined criteria in categories such as job history, professional look and feel of cover letter and resume, accreditations earned, and overall job skills.
  • Interact with Progent's human resources team to improve the efficiency of Progent's job application system.

Work Background/
Skills

Required Work Experience
Five years of background in human resources and 2 years of experience working with job applications

Personal Qualities of the Applicant

  • Excellent command of writing and speaking in English
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Ability to operate in a collaborative setting
  • Self driven, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Skill to assess the professional attitude of job applicants
  • Ability to operate productively in a home-office situation
  • Motivated to succeed in a fast-paced and quickly evolving industry

At-home Office Requirements

  • Must own a PC or notebook powered by Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Microsoft Windows 7
  • Must have high-speed and dependable Internet connection

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

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