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OptimalResume™ is a comprehensive, web-based application that helps students and alumni create, present, and manage resumes.

OptimalResume™ can help students and alumni create chronological resumes, functional resumes, or combination resumes. It is extremely easy to use with convenient resume previewing, forward/backward navigation, drag/drop reordering of sections, and the ability to delete/add sections at any time. Resumes are automatically generated in several formats, including Rich Text, Plain Text, PDF, and HTML, and users can edit, download, rename, clone, or delete resumes at any time.

Each user can create and manage an unlimited number of resumes in their account, and the software includes spell checking, action words, and format assistance, all on a 24/7 basis. A state-of-the-art Resume Stylist makes it easy for users to choose from thousands of templates, so each individual is sure to find a resume presentation to fit their needs.

To use the OptimalResume program, click on the button in the top left-hand corner of this page!

OptimalResume™ is demonstrated in our Resume and Cover Letter Workshops-to view when the next workshop is offered see the Upcoming Events page.

OptimalResume™ is FREE to current CMU students. Alumni must pay an annual fee to use this services.