Skills First (formerly Optimal Resume)

SkillsFirst offers a complete set of career preparation tools to help you navigate the hiring funnel and land a job.

  • Create modern, keyword-optimized resumes and cover letters tailored for specific job descriptions.
  • Develop an effective and engaging elevator pitch.
  • Showcase your skills with an impressive career portfolio.
  • Gain confidence and improve your interview skills with our video curriculum and complete interview practice tools.

Pursue careers aligned with your interests and skills.

  • Take a short assessment to understand your interests and how they relate to the world of work.
  • Find careers matching your interests and preparation level.
  • Compare careers using data including educational requirements, projected growth, and wages.
  • Identify target occupations and competencies.