Progent is seeking a motivated individual to help manage resumes submitted to Progent by job seekers. The Job Application Screener will operate at a home office and take resumes sent via email and transfer the applications into a specialized resume management system. The Resume Screener will organize all correspondence sent by job seekers, confirm that all relevant information is properly imported into Progent's resume database, check that industry credentials are valid, and pre-qualify job seekers by giving each one a preliminary ranking.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared support database and team approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.


Position

Job Application Screener

Position Code

A014Guam

Work
Location

At home, remote office network, Guam, Micronesia

Essential Functions

The Resume Screener is a work-from-home job that requires approximately 20 hours per week. The Job Application Screener's basic task is to perform a preliminary filter on each resume sent to Progent, including applications for technical, operational, sales, and marketing jobs. The Job Application Screener checks that all job applications and associated files are correctly imported into Progent's specialized application management program, that all necessary information has been submitted, and that any claimed technical credentials are current. The Resume Screener will give a preliminary ranking to each job seeker in order to streamline the recruitment process for Progent's HR department.

Relationships

Reports to:
Director of Human Resources

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


Job Duties

Responsibilities include:
  • Organize all resume documents emailed to Progent. Each applicant can send multiple messages and attached files, and the submitted documents may have any format.
  • Make sure that all required data has been submitted by every candidate.
  • Transfer all job application data into Progent's dedicated hiring database and verify that all information is successfully copied and properly classified.
  • Confirm that any claimed industry credentials are published and have not expired.
  • Rank resumes by defined criteria in categories such as work history, professional look and feel of cover letter and resume, accreditations earned, and overall job skills.
  • Interact with Progent's HR team to help enhance the effectiveness of Progent's job application database.

Experience/
Skills

Minimum Job Experience
Five years of experience in HR and 2 years of experience managing resumes

Personal Qualities of the Applicant

  • Excellent fluency in writing and speaking in English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to operate in a team setting
  • Self motivated, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Ability to evaluate the professional disposition of job applicants
  • Capacity to work productively in a home-office situation
  • Driven to achieve in a fast-paced and dynamic business

Home Office Requirements

  • Must have a PC or laptop powered by Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Must have fast and reliable Internet access

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

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