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"On first contact with Extra edge I was impressed with the fast, positive and comprehensive response I received from Tracey Allen. I sent an old resume and as much of my work history information as I could find to Extra Edge on a Saturday afternoon. Within two hours Tracey had responded with a critique, a quote and a plan of action. By Sunday terms were agreed to and by Monday I had the first draft of my new resume in front of me.To say I was impressed by the speed and quality of the service provided by Tracey would be an understatement. I can highly recommend using Extra Edge.
- Michael, VIC (2016)

"Extra Edge gave me just that! I really appreciated the time, skill and professionalism which Tracey extended to me in polishing my Resume, KSC and her coaching for the interview was invaluable. All of Tracey's efforts paid off as I got the job! I was told I was the best interviewee and HR said: "thank you for making it so easy to pick you." Thanks again Tracey."
- Paula, VIC (2015)

"I must say you are amazing, you have done an incredible job. I will always recommend you to everyone, thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
- Lyn & Rob, Melbourne VIC (2014)

"I contacted Tracey to edit and re-design my resume. She responded within a couple of hours, providing a quote and some constructive feedback I could use whether I accepted her services or not. Once I accepted her quote, she started work straight away, working over the weekend to provide a first draft within a day. Tracey worked with me to produce a resume that reflected my style. Throughout the process she responded to my queries and questions thoughtfully and efficiently and she provided me with useful and constructive feedback. I am very pleased with the final resume and generic cover letter Tracey provided. I would definitely recommend her services.”
- Claire, Melbourne VIC (2013)

"My name is Robert Mwangi and I was born under the hills of Mt. Kenya. I’m the author of the book A Whisper in the Jungle edited by Tracey Allen. I’m not a firm believer in serendipity, but I sent my editing request to Tracey at the exact time when she was flying to Kenya for a vacation and needless to say, the timing was perfect for both of us.

Within two days of receiving my submission, Tracey identified almost a change in every page of the almost two hundred page novel. Some of her suggestions ranged from simple things like a comma placement to sentence restructure; her diligence and eye to detail impressed me. What I really liked most about Tracey as an editor was her humane touch to the whole process as opposed to usual rigid editors that we encounter. Tracey lured me into the process and I saw my book from an entirely different perspective. I would recommend her to all who are interested in having their books edited in a professional manner."
Thank you,
- Robert Mwangi, Author, USA (2013)
www.robert-mwangi.com

"I would like to send my special thanks to Tracey for her outstanding work on polishing my resume and generic cover letter recently. Dedication, efficiency, accuracy and professionalism are what I received while engaging Tracey for her professional services. She started the work straight away after I accepted her services offer and completed her work relatively quickly after just 3 working days. She provided me a large number of advice and professional insights on my job application along the way too. I would recommend Tracey to anyone for her professional resume writing services.
Once again, many thanks, Tracey. Great work!!"
- Michael, Melbourne VIC (2013)

"I employed Tracey from Extra Edge to proofread and edit several selection criteria documents and cover letters for multiple job applications and she did so with the utmost professionalism. Tracey answered all of my questions, often going out of her way to provide additional information and explanations to aid in my understanding of the recruitment industry. After submitting all of my applications, I was thrilled to receive three postdoctoral job offers; one in Australia and two overseas! I am very grateful for Tracey's assistance and am happy to recommend her services widely."
- Isabelle, Melbourne, VIC (2013)

"I engaged Extra Edge to assist me in relation to a new resume as, after being with the same employer for over 24 years, I had moved interstate and was looking for work. Whilst working on my resume Tracey was very efficient, helpful and professional. In particular I was extremely impressed with Tracey's knowledge and insight. I would highly recommend Extra Edge."
- Christine, Parramatta, NSW (2013)

"I am very pleased with the resume and generic cover letter that Tracey wrote for me. Just would like to say thank you. Tracey did the job very quickly. She started my resume editing on the day I contacted her and the whole thing was finished in just three days. She also tailored my cover letter based on my requirements and gave me some useful information about job applications. Overall, I would recommend her to people who'd like their resume and cover letter done in a quick, personalised and professional way."
- Yang, Melbourne, VIC (2013)

"Tracey’s professional insight and prompt guidance on resumes and cover letters is beneficial to anyone seeking advice and experience from a professional who has been on the other side of the 'job seeking fence'. Accurate, prompt, professional and available when I needed it the most. Tracey has steered me in the right direction and I will be engaging Tracey’s services in future. Many thanks, Tracey! J
- A.W. Melbourne, VIC (2013)

"Tracey has been proofreading and editing my uni assignments for a while, so when it came time to writing an application for an overseas University scholarship, I knew just who to turn to. Tracey took my application from an 8/10 to a 10/10 and it was a nervous wait but when I received the news I had been accepted I was thrilled beyond belief. I'm thankful for her help and can't wait to embark on this new chapter in my life."
- Silvia, VIC (2012)

"We contacted Tracey to proofread our new website to ensure that everything was in order and correct before we went live. We could not have been happier with the results. Tracey was thorough in her work and punctual. She was made aware of our time lines and she completed the project with time to spare. Tracey was a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend her services."
- Scott, SoundStorm Trivia (2011)


"Tracey improved and redesigned my resume and cover letter, giving it that 'extra edge' and professional look it needed and did a terrific job! She also helped me out with interview coaching, clearly identifying my strengths and weaknesses and explaining to me in detail how I could improve and nail the perfect interview. She gave me the confidence and experience I needed to face all my future interviews. She did all the work efficiently and was very punctual and I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for career guidance."
- Nush, VIC (2011)

"Tracey helped me with my TAFE assignment by explaining the criteria, advising me on the content, and improving the layout and formatting. I was over the moon with the end result."
- Cathy, NSW (2011)

"I was really pleased with the job application letter Tracey wrote for me last year. She researched the employer I wanted to work for and sent the completed letter through to me all on the same day. Excellent."
- Karen, VIC (2011)

"Tracey proofread my book for me and her input was invaluable. Her attention to detail was excellent, she was thorough and a pleasure to work with. I was glad to have Tracey as a member of my support team."
- Matina Jewell (2011)

Author of Caught in the Crossfire