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30. Making a career change doesn't mean stepping back with guest expert Adelle Thompson
Episode 3015th February 2023 • Her Next Career Move • Jasmine Escalera
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Have you ever been told that if you want to switch careers, you must take a step back and accept less money?

Aw, hell no!

In today's episode, Dr. Jasmine and Career & Confidence Coach Adelle Thompson de-funk this major misconception. If your career isn't exciting you, you have every right to look elsewhere while still acknowledging your worth. But first, you need a strategy—so let's dive in!

Adelle is a Career & Confidence Coach, and the host of the Five For Two Careers podcast. She specializes in helping women build the self-confidence necessary to crush career changes and increase their income.

She’s determined to support women to realize they can leave unfulfilling work that has them trading 5 days of misery for 2 days of fun. As a first gen UK born woman and mother, armed with her own unique perspective, over 13 years HR/Recruitment experience & her personal journey to career happiness and financial evolution, her passion lies in showing women how to finally feel confident enough to make the moves they've always wanted, so they can build careers they love & earn finances that give them freedom and ownership over the direction of their lives.

Through deep mindset shifts, personal experience, and expert career advice, she helps the women she works with put themselves first, allow their unique qualities to shine & not settle for less.


In today's episode, we cover the following:

  • Adelle's origin story
  • Signs that you need to consider a career change
  • Working through family guilt and prioritizing your happiness
  • Tips for making a career change
  • Why networking is a pivotal strategy
  • The beauty of transferrable skills
  • Why you do NOT need to accept a pay cut when switching industries/roles
  • Why confidence and strategy are everything
  • Happiness doesn't have an expiry date


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Guest info:

To brighten your feed with more career and confidence tips, you can follow Adelle on Instagram @CoachAdelleT, follow her on LinkedIn as Adelle Thompson, and visit her website


Let's connect!

Instagram: @JasmineEscaleraCoaching & @HerNextCareerMove_

LinkedIn: Jasmine Escalera, Ph.D

Are you ready to support women of color to flourish in the workplace and gain respect and credit? Book Dr. Jasmine for your next event!




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