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How to Break Into a New Industry Without Starting Over


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How to Break Into a New Industry Without Starting Over


This is your new mantra: “my career isn’t written in stone, and I can change it without starting from scratch”. Sounds like a bit of a stretch? In this session, career strategist Adunola Adeshola will show you it’s possible. Join her as she talks about how to use the experience you already have to take your career to the next level in a new industry—without taking a salary cut—and real-life examples of those who’ve pulled it off.

Adunola Adeshola

Bridget Finkeldey

Adunola Adeshola is a millennial career strategist and founder of She helps high-achieving corporate professionals secure new jobs they love at companies they love. She’s also a Forbes contributor where her career column on how to land a new job has been read more than two million times and her expertise has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Bloomberg and other publications. Through her signature coaching program, she’s been on a mission to help high-achievers recognize, own and show their value so that they can stop playing small, boost their confidence, and land amazing jobs they love. Her clients in dozens of industries have landed job offers at top companies such as Google, ViacomCBS, Vogue, Tiffany & Co., Sephora and other companies they love. She also uses her insight from coaching hundreds of top-performing employees to consult companies on how to empower top talent to thrive at work.

Hunter Canning

Bridget Finkeldey

Hunter Canning is a New York based actor, puppeteer, producer and photographer. A conscience citizen of the world, his ethos is bringing people together through all the facets of his life. Be it producing live performance downtown, creating corporate recruitment content or photographing portraiture, red carpets and live events; Hunter has a passion for bringing people together to foster growth, kindness and a true understanding of each other.

Raised in the outer canyons of Los Angeles, Hunter has been a professional actor in New York for the past decade. Notable credits include Broadway’s War Horse (Lincoln Center), Blue Bloods (CBS), The Baker & The Beauty (ABC) and Ray Donovan (Showtime). A career that has seen dizzying heights, all the while remaining with his two feet on the ground.

It is with great pleasure that Hunter joins the Power To Fly community to host and mediate its forums. He looks forward to meeting you all and connecting you with the amazing team of professionals they have brought together.

Find Hunter at or and on Instagram and LinkedIn @huntercanning

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