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Career Prep

Resumes & Cover Letters

Use OptimalResume for resume building and cover letter creation. Use the Resume builder to easily and quickly create an impressive, professional resume, which you can share online or download and print.  A cover letter is your introduction to an employer. In this letter, you should briefly describe your interest in a position and summarize your qualifications.


Use OptimalResume for interview preparation. The interview prep module makes it easy to refine your interviewing skills from the comfort of your own home or office.

Critical Skills

Each year the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conducts a survey to learn the types of skills/qualities employers value in recruiting new hires. Learn more about these critical skills.

Dressing for Success

Did you know that you are evaluated by the interviewer before you even speak? They have probably come to several conclusions about you, and may have already decided that you are not the person for the job. Your integrity, personality, and attitude towards your career may be judged on one piece of very important evidence: your appearance.