The Job Search Mechanic

Daniel J. Troup
Managing Director and

The Job Search Mechanic
AdvantEdge Careers


Dan Troup is the founder of the AdvantEdge Careers coaching service. He can’t repair a car to save his life! But when it comes to your job search, Dan can definitely diagnose the problems and get you running smoothly on the way to landing your next job. 


Over his own business career spanning 30+ years, he has interviewed and hired hundreds of business professionals. Having enjoyed successfully providing pro bono career coaching to an extensive network of friends and associates for the past decade, he decided to turn that rewarding experience into the AdvantEdge Careers service.


Dan brings a very personable and engaging communication style to career coaching for young adults and mid-career professionals. His focus is on practical coaching, skills development, action planning and positioning his clients for success in a competitive job market.


Prior to forming AdvantEdge Careers, Dan enjoyed a very successful corporate career in sales and marketing. He served in several senior executive sales and marketing roles at Nuance Communications for 17 years. Before joining Nuance, Dan worked for Xerox Corporation for 14 years in a variety of sales, marketing, sales operations and finance assignments.


Dan holds a BA in Psychology from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester. He is a Certified Professional Career Coach and a member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches.



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