What is it like being a woman in the independent adjusting industry?
Can you triumph against the odds?
That's the inspiring story of Chanel Tran, a mentor at IA Path, who took the leap from academic counseling to the Independent Adjusting (IA) industry. She braved the male-dominated world of heavy equipment body shops, equipped with resilience, training, and a relentless pursuit of growth.
Our conversation with Chanel reveals a captivating journey of transition, learning, and growth. She powerfully shares how she moved from body shop work to claims adjusting amidst the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chanel's dedication to balance is admirable, as she manages field inspections with family life and emphasizes the importance of having a dedicated workspace to enhance productivity. She also brings to light the importance of a strong foundation in understanding your business numbers, a lesson she learned and applied in her own career.
The essence of this episode lies not just in Chanel's story of resilience and professional growth, but also in her advice for fellow women in the IA industry. Chanel's experiences provide valuable insights into the need for assertiveness in customer interactions and situations where you might not look 'the part'. Chanel's journey reflects the immense potential that exists for women who are exploring this path, making this episode a must-listen for anyone considering a leap into the IA industry.
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