Progent has an opening for a a detail-oriented individual to organize background summaries sent to Progent by job seekers. The Resume Screener will operate from home and take resumes sent via email and import the resumes into a specialized application management program. The Resume Screener will consolidate all documents submitted by job applicants, confirm that all relevant data is properly transferred into Progent's database, check that professional credentials are valid, and pre-qualify job seekers by giving each applicant an initial ranking.

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Position

Job Application Screener

Job Code

A014Guam

Work
Location

Home-based, remote office infrastructure, Guam, Micronesia

Primary Activities

The Job Application Screener is a work-from-home position that takes about 20 hours per week. The Resume Screener's basic task is to perform a preliminary screening on every job application sent to Progent, including submissions for engineering, administrative, sales, and marketing jobs. The Job Application Screener verifies that all work submissions and associated documents are properly imported into Progent's dedicated application tracking program, that all necessary information has been submitted, and that all declared technical credentials are valid. The Resume Screener will give a preliminary ranking to each job applicant in order to streamline the recruitment procedures for Progent's HR department.

Relationships

Reports to:
Head of of Human Resources

Interacts Extensively with:
HR personnel tasked with managing Progent's resume system


Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:
  • Consolidate all job application information sent to Progent. Each applicant can submit multiple messages and attachments, and the emailed files may be in any format.
  • Check that all required information has been included by every job applicant.
  • Import all job application information into Progent's dedicated hiring database and confirm that all information is successfully copied and correctly assigned.
  • Verify that any claimed technical credentials are published and current.
  • Score applications according to defined criteria in categories such as job history, professional look and feel of cover letter and resume, certifications earned, and overall work skills.
  • Interact with Progent's human resources staff to enhance the effectiveness of Progent's hiring system.

Experience/
Skills

Minimum Work Experience
5 years of experience in HR and 2 years of experience managing job applications

Characteristics of the Candidate

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to work 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
  • Capacity to work productively in a virtual-office environment
  • Driven to achieve in a rapid-paced and quickly evolving business

At-home Office Requirements

  • Must own a personal computer or notebook powered by Windows XP, Vista or Microsoft Windows 7
  • Must have fast and reliable Internet access

Should you wish to apply for this position, please e-mail your resume to job-a014@progent.com. Please include the job code, such as A014Guam, of the job that interests you.

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