Progent is seeking a a detail-oriented person to organize resumes sent to Progent by job seekers. The Resume Screener will operate from a home office and retrieve job applications submitted by email and transfer the applications into a specialized application management system. The Resume Screener will consolidate all correspondence submitted by job seekers, confirm that all relevant information is correctly transferred into Progent's database, make sure that industry credentials are valid, and prescreen job seekers by giving each one an initial ranking.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.


Job Title

Job Application Screener

Job Code

A014Guam

Work
Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure, Guam, Micronesia

Primary Activities

The Resume Screener is a work-at-home position that takes about 20 hours per week. The Resume Screener's main task is to do a preliminary screening on each job application sent to Progent, which includes applications for engineering, administrative, selling, and marketing positions. The Resume Screener verifies that all job applications and associated documents are properly imported into Progent's specialized resume management program, that all needed information has been submitted, and that all claimed technical credentials are current. The Resume Screener will give an initial ranking to every applicant to streamline the hiring procedures for Progent's HR department.

Relationships

Reports to:
Head of of Human Resources

Interacts Extensively with:
Human Resources staff tasked with maintaining Progent's resume system


Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:
  • Organize all job application information sent to Progent. Every job seeker can send multiple emails and attachments, and the emailed files can be in any format.
  • Check that all required data has been submitted by every job seeker.
  • Import all resume information into Progent's dedicated hiring system and confirm that all data is successfully imported and properly classified.
  • Confirm that any claimed technical credentials are registered and current.
  • Score applications according to established standards in areas of work history, professional presentation of introduction and resume, certifications attained, and overall job skills.
  • Work with Progent's human resources team to enhance the efficiency of Progent's hiring database.

Work Background/
Skills

Minimum Work Background
5 years of experience in HR and two years of background working with job applications

Personal Qualities of the Applicant

  • Demonstrable fluency in written and spoken English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to operate 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 virtual-office environment
  • Motivated to succeed in a fast-paced and quickly evolving industry

At-home Office Requirements

  • Must have a PC or laptop based on Windows XP, Vista or Microsoft Windows 7
  • Must have high-speed and dependable Internet access

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

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