Some Older Workers Switched Jobs During the Pandemic

Dennis Consorte, start-up consultant and small business expert for, was surprised that only 26 percent of older workers quit to start their own business. “Older founders tend to be more successful, based on their years of experience,” he noted.​​

Among older workers who said they planned to start their own business, half said they were doing so to be their own boss, 41 percent aimed to build wealth, 35 percent said they were