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Dawn Rasmussen, CMP, is a certified resume writer and the president of Portland, Ore.-based Pathfinder Writing and Career Services. Clients from across the United States and Canada and from all career levels have benefited from Dawn’s highly-focused and results-oriented resume, cover letter, and job search coaching services. Many professional groups as well as colleges and universities have appreciated the insights and expertise she shares during presentations on career management topics, and she is a frequently requested national speaker as a result. Dawn also has shared her knowledge as the official “Get the Job” columnist for One+ Magazine distributed to over 26,000 professionals worldwide, and written as a jobs expert for the “Career Oxygen” feature on, a job resource site for creative and marketing professionals.

Additionally, she has been a recognized career expert on, which is a top 10 world-ranked career advice blog, and a regular contributor to the weekly’s #Tchat meeting of the career industry minds’ on Twitter. Dawn has  been quoted in the Chicago Tribune, CBSMoneyWatch, and on career-related topics.

When Dawn isn’t writing career documents, teaching, or speaking, she enjoys hiking in Oregon’s spectacular outdoors.