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Resume Assistance

Should I prepare a functional resume?

A combination resume?

Should my resume be produced in several media and formats?

The answers vary depending on the individual, their experience, education, skills and the position for which they are applying.


What doesn't change is that in most cases, a resume needs to make a positive impression within 30 or 45 seconds; only then will someone read it in detail. Moreover, it will likely be screened by a computer looking for keywords first -- and if it doesn't contain the right keywords, a human being may never see it.


For FREE help composing your resume, contact North Central's Writing Center.

Room 125 AD/CL of the Petoskey campus


Mondays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. (new)

Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


For additional assistance regarding resume building visit Optimal Resume.