Open Skills Taxonomy

Uniting people, education, and work through a common skills language.

An open-source library of 32,000+ skills gathered from hundreds of millions of online job postings, profiles, and resumes—updated every two weeks.
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Skills-based solutions

Skill My Resume
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Resume Optimizer
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Job Posting Optimizer
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Skills Extractor
Skills Extractor

Resume Optimizer

We are pleased to offer this new skills-based solution to optimize your resume for the type of job that you would like to apply for.

Optimize your resume

Job Posting Optimizer

Are you looking to get an edge over other companies in attracting talent? Try this skills-based solution to optimize your Job Posting and attract more specifically skilled talent.

Optimize your job posting

Start Using the Open Skills API 

Access our skill library of over 30,000 skills. Each has a name, a unique machine-readable identifier, and a type (technical skill, human skill, certification/license). A limited number of skill extractions are also included.

Under the Hood

Created by experts
Rooted in the real world
Updated every two weeks
Open to feedback

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