Progent is seeking a motivated individual to help manage background summaries submitted to Progent by job seekers. The Resume Screener will work at a home office and retrieve resumes sent by email and transfer the applications into a dedicated application management program. The Resume Screener will consolidate all correspondence submitted by job applicants, confirm that all required information is correctly transferred into Progent's database, check that professional credentials are current, and pre-qualify job applicants by assigning each one an initial ranking.

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.


Job Title

Job Application Screener

Job Code

A014Guam

Work
Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure, Guam, Micronesia

Essential Functions

The Job Application Screener is a work-at-home job that takes approximately 20 hours every week. The Job Application Screener's basic responsibility is to do a preliminary filter on every job application submitted to Progent, which includes submissions for technical, operational, sales, and marketing positions. The Resume Screener verifies that all job applications and associated files are properly imported into Progent's dedicated application tracking system, that all necessary data has been supplied, and that any declared technical credentials are valid. The Job Application Screener will assign a preliminary ranking to each job applicant in order to streamline the recruitment process for Progent's HR team.

Relationships

Reports to:
Director of HR Team

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


Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:
  • Consolidate all resume information sent to Progent. Each job seeker can send any number of emails and attachments, and the emailed documents may have any format.
  • Make sure that all required data has been submitted by each job seeker.
  • Transfer all resume information into Progent's specialized hiring system and verify that all data is accurately copied and correctly classified.
  • Confirm that all listed industry credentials are registered and have not expired.
  • Score applications by established criteria in categories such as work history, professional presentation of cover letter and resume, certifications earned, and overall work skills.
  • Interact with Progent's human resources team to help enhance the effectiveness of Progent's job application system.

Work Background/
Skills

Required Job Experience
Five years of experience in HR and 2 years of experience working with resumes

Characteristics of the Candidate

  • Excellent command of writing and speaking in English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to operate in a collaborative environment
  • Self motivated, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Skill to assess the professional attitude of job candidate
  • Ability to operate productively in a home-office environment
  • Motivated to achieve in a rapid-paced and quickly evolving industry

Home Office Requirements

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

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

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