Progent is looking for a a detail-oriented individual to organize background summaries submitted to Progent by job seekers. The Job Application Screener will operate at home and take resumes sent via email and import the applications into a specialized application management program. The Job Application Screener will organize all documents sent by job applicants, confirm that all relevant information is correctly imported into Progent's database, check that industry credentials are valid, and prescreen job applicants by giving each applicant a preliminary ranking.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.


Resume Screener

Job Code



Home-based, remote office infrastructure, Johannesburg, South Africa

Essential Activities

The Job Application Screener is a work-from-home job that requires about 20 hours per week. The Resume Screener's main task is to perform an initial screening on every resume submitted to Progent, including submissions for engineering, administrative, sales, and marketing positions. The Resume Screener verifies that all work submissions and associated documents are properly entered into Progent's specialized resume management program, that all required data has been supplied, and that any declared industry credentials are valid. The Job Application Screener will assign a preliminary ranking to each applicant in order to expedite the hiring process for Progent's human resources team.


Reports to:
Head of of HR Team

Interacts Extensively with:
HR personnel responsible for maintaining Progent's job application system

Job Duties

Responsibilities include:
  • Organize all job application information emailed to Progent. Every job seeker may submit any number of emails and attached files, and the emailed documents may have any format.
  • Check that all required information has been included by each applicant.
  • Import all job application data into Progent's dedicated hiring system and confirm that all data is successfully imported and properly classified.
  • Verify that all listed technical credentials are published and have not expired.
  • Rank applications by defined standards in categories of job history, professional presentation of cover letter and resume, certifications attained, and general work skills.
  • Interact with Progent's HR team to help improve the efficiency of Progent's hiring database.

Work Background/

Required Job Experience
5 years of background in HR and 2 years of experience working with job applications

Personal Qualities of the Candidate

  • Excellent fluency in writing and speaking in English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to operate in a team setting
  • Self driven, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Ability to assess the professional attitude of job candidate
  • Ability to work efficiently in a home-office situation
  • Motivated to succeed in a fast-paced and quickly evolving business

At-home Office Requirements

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

Should you want to apply for this position, please e-mail your resume to Be sure to include the job code, such as A014Johannesburg, of the job that interests you.

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