B-Schooled Podcast Episode #206: Pivoting from the Private Sector to the Social Sector with an MBA


Are you considering transitioning from the private sector to the nonprofit/social sector? If so, this episode of B-Schooled is for you! Host Chandler sits down with Becki Last, whose career includes leading major initiatives for both Fortune 500 companies as well as leading nonprofit social enterprise organizations.

In this engaging conversation, Becki and Chandler share:

• Suggestions identifying the right social impact organization/role for you,
• Tips for “selling” your corporate skill set to a nonprofit/social impact employer,
• Advice for easing your easing your transition from the private sector to the public sector,
• Suggestions for thriving in the public sector once you land your dream job and
• Lessons from their own MBA and early work experiences they still use today.

This B-Schooled episode can be found here, or you can listen to it on any of the major podcast platforms below.

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