Progent is looking for a motivated individual to organize resumes submitted to Progent by job seekers. The Resume Screener will work from home and retrieve job applications submitted via email and import the applications into a specialized applicant tracking program. The Resume Screener will consolidate all correspondence submitted by job applicants, verify that all relevant information is properly imported into Progent's database, confirm that industry credentials are current, and prescreen job applicants by assigning each one a preliminary ranking.

Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive support database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

Job Title

Resume Screener

Job Code



Home-based, virtual office infrastructure, worldwide locations

Essential Functions

The Resume Screener is a work-from-home position that requires approximately 20 hours per week. The Resume Screener's basic responsibility is to perform a preliminary screening on all job applications submitted to Progent, which include applications for technical, administrative, sales, and marketing positions. The Resume Screener checks that all job applications and associated documents are properly imported into Progent's specialized job recruitment database, that all required information has been submitted, and that any declared technical credentials are valid. The Resume Screener will assign a preliminary ranking to each applicant in order to streamline the hiring process for Progent's human resources department.


Reports to:
Director of Human Resources

Interacts Extensively with:
Human Resources staff responsible for managing Progent's job application database


Responsibilities include:
  • Consolidate all job application information emailed to Progent. Each applicant may submit multiple messages and attachments, and the submitted documents may have any format.
  • Check that all required information has been included by each job applicant.
  • Import all job application information into Progent's specialized hiring database and verify that all information is successfully imported and correctly classified.
  • Confirm that any claimed industry accreditations are registered and have not expired.
  • Score resumes by defined criteria in areas of work history, professional look and feel of cover letter and resume, certifications attained, and overall job skills.
  • Interact with Progent's human resources staff to help improve the effectiveness of Progent's job application database.


Minimum Work Experience Requirement
5 years of experience in human resources and 2 years of experience managing job applications

Characteristics of the Candidate

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self motivated, creative, and able to work effectively and autonomously with minimal management direction
  • Ability to evaluate the professional attitude of job applicants
  • Ability to work efficiently in a virtual-office environment
  • Motivated to work productively in a fast-paced and dynamic industry

Home Office Requirements

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

This position has been filled. If you are interested in applying for a different position at Progent, please visit Full-time and Contract Opportunities at Progent.

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