Argos Suit Up Instructions

This page provides instructions for applying for a chance to be awarded a gift card to be used during the Argos Suit Up event.


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Optimal Resume

Visit the UWF page on OptimalResume. To create an account, select "New User" in the upper right hand corner of the page. If you have already created an account, select "Login".

If You Need to Create a Resume

  • Select "Document Center" at the top.
  • Click on "Create New Resume".
  • Name the resume and then select "Start Resume".
  • Select the level of assistance you might need to start your resume:
    • Browse Samples - for those who have never written a resume and need a lot of guidance.
    • Browse Section Sets - for those who have some familiarity with resumes but need moderate assistance.
    • Start From Scratch - for those who are comfortable writing a resume and do not need a lot of assistance.
  • Begin writing your resume.
  • Once completed, select "Review Center".
  • Select "Argos Suit Up Committee" as the Review Group and then select "Submit".

If You Already Have a Resume to Upload

  • Select "Document Center" at the top.
  • Click on "Create New Resume".
  • Check the box next to "Upload Resume" and choose your file.
  • Select "Start Resume".
  • On the next page, select "Review Center".
  • Select "Argos Suit Up Committee" as the Review Group and then select "Submit".

Optimal Interview

You must have access to a webcam and a microphone to use this product. If you do not have access to a webcam and/or a microphone, please call Career Services at 850.474.2254 to reserve an interview room (see Note 1 below).

  • While still logged into the Optimal system, select "Document Center" at the top of the page and then select "Create New Interview" under the Interviews header.
  • Name your Interview (Last Name - Argos Suit Up) and select "Start Interview".
  • Select "Argos Suit Up Gift Card Application" under Select Interview Type and then choose "Continue Interview" at the bottom of the page.
  • Select the "Play" icon on the video on the left side of the page to hear the question.
  • Next, select "Record Answer" and after a "3, 2, 1" countdown, you may begin recording your answer.
  • Choose the "Stop" icon when you have answered the question. You will have the option to Redo, Play, or Save your answer. Redo allows you to record the question and Play allows you to review your response. Once you are satisfied with your response, choose "Save" and then click "Next Question". You must choose "Save" for all questions in order to submit your interview for review.
  • Once you are satisfied with both of your responses, choose "Review Center" above the video.
  • Select "Argos Suit Up Committee" for Review Group and then choose "Submit".

Note 1: If you are unable to complete the interview portion using Optimal Interview, please submit a typed response to the following questions and email to Lindsey Walk (lwalk@uwf.edu).

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Please discuss how receiving a JC Penney gift card for professional wear will assist you in meeting your future career goals.

Alumni Application Instructions

You must have access to a webcam and a microphone to use this product. If you do not have access to a webcam and/or a microphone, please call Career Services at 850.474.2254 to reserve an interview room.

  • Using a webcam, record yourself answering the following questions
    • Tell me about yourself.
    • Please discuss how receiving a JC Penney gift card for professional wear will assist you in meeting your future career goals.
  • Send your recorded answers to the questions above and a copy of your resume to lwalk@uwf.edu.

Each applicant must submit both a resume and an interview to be eligible for a JC Penney Gift Card.


Follow this link to download these instructions in PDF format.