The 27-year-old, who played troubled Jo Sugden on the Yorkshire-based soap, is currently on the lookout for new projects after recently filming a one-off guest role on Casualty.
Speaking to Bang Showbiz about her choice of career, Pallett commented: "It's not as sugar-coated as some people think. It's hard but I guess it's what we all want to do.
"I've kind of been away for a few months and I'm a little bit nervous. You kind of have to go off and do your own thing so I'm kind of enjoying just being a jobbing actress. It's a privilege."
The ex-Dancing On Ice contestant confirmed that she is likely to remain in the UK for the foreseeable future, but is also open to offers from the US.
She said: "I'm a British girl, I'm probably going to give it a bit more of a chance here first as I want to give myself a chance to earn my stripes. But obviously, if something came along... that's why I have no pets! So I don't have any responsibilities if I had to go away."