Progent is looking for a a detail-oriented individual to help manage resumes sent to Progent by job applicants. The Resume Screener will operate at a home office and retrieve resumes submitted via email and import the resumes into a specialized application management system. The Job Application Screener will consolidate all documents sent by job applicants, confirm that all required information is correctly transferred into Progent's database, make sure that professional credentials are current, and prescreen job seekers by assigning each one a preliminary ranking.

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical information base and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international customer base.


Job Title

Job Application Screener

Position Code

A014Guam

Work
Site

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure, Guam, Micronesia

Main Functions

The Resume Screener is a work-from-home job that requires approximately 20 hours per week. The Resume Screener's basic task is to perform a preliminary screening on every job application sent to Progent, which includes applications for engineering, operational, sales, and marketing jobs. The Resume Screener checks that all job submissions and related documents are correctly entered into Progent's specialized application tracking program, that all required information has been supplied, and that all claimed technical credentials are current. The Job Application Screener will give a preliminary ranking to every job applicant in order to expedite the hiring process for Progent's HR team.

Relationships

Reports to:
Head of of Human Resources

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


Job Duties

Job Duties include:
  • Consolidate all job application information emailed to Progent. Every applicant can submit any number of messages and attached files, and the submitted documents may be in any format.
  • Make sure that all necessary data has been included by every applicant.
  • Import all resume information into Progent's specialized hiring database and confirm that all data is successfully imported and correctly classified.
  • Verify that any claimed industry credentials are registered and current.
  • Rank applications by established standards in areas of job history, professional presentation of introduction and resume, certifications attained, and general work skills.
  • Work with Progent's human resources team to improve the effectiveness of Progent's job application system.

Experience/
Skills

Minimum Work Background
5 years of experience in human resources and 2 years of experience working with resumes

Personal Qualities of the Applicant

  • Demonstrable fluency in written and spoken English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to operate in a team environment
  • Self motivated, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Skill to evaluate the professional disposition of job candidate
  • Capacity to work productively in a home-office situation
  • Driven to achieve in a rapid-paced and dynamic industry

Home Office Requirements

  • Must have a personal computer or laptop powered by Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Must have high-speed and dependable Internet access

In case you wish to apply for this position, please send your resume to job-a014@progent.com. Be sure to mention the code, such as A014Guam, for the position that interests you.

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