It’s no secret that the economy has taken some shots over the past few years. At first, a lot of companies tightened their belts by putting a freeze on hiring new employees. As the economy continued trending downward, though, companies began trimming from the other end of the spectrum: the older, more experienced employees of the Baby Boom generation.
So what do these older Americans do when their companies let them go, but they aren’t ready to retire? While some look in vain for new employment opportunities, others others are creating their own path by buying a franchise.
In fact, franchising is the perfect fit for Boomers who are looking for a new career. Here’s why.
Reason No. 1: Boomers have the right skill set…