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Tracking the Great Resignation

The Great Resignation is driving a boom in new business starts. Keap is tracking the data, personal stories, curated reports and opinion pieces documenting how these new entrepreneurs are faring.

New Hires Still Unhappy

About 1 in 5 workers who quit during the past two years regrets having done so, and a similar percentage is remorseful about starting their new job.

'I let money get in the way,' USA Today

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COVID Drove Entrepreneurship

52.6% of respondents believed that the COVID pandemic actually presented new opportunities for entrepreneurship.

Recent Entrepreneurship Report Exposes Need for Increased Support from U.S. Legislators, Keap

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Business Failures Down

Drastic improvement in the rate of small business failure drove it to the lowest point since March of 2021.

U.S. Economic Health Tracker and Small Business Health Index, Dun & Bradstreet

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Keap’s perspective

Recent Entrepreneurship Report Exposes Need for Increased Support from U.S. Legislators

The past two years have been a huge catalyst for entrepreneurship. A recent Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report revealed that 52.6% of respondents believed that the COVID pandemic actually presented new opportunities for entrepreneurship. Read more

New labor and business reports show Great Resignation more than a COVID fad

Two key reports were released this week that show that the Great Resignation continues and that many of those quitting their jobs are turning to entrepreneurship as they look for a lifestyle change. Read more

Contact us

As a company that champions the entrepreneurial spirit, Keap can provide commentary and customer anecdotes that explain how the small business market is shifting.

Email us at [email protected] to:

  • Get expert opinions on the Great Resignation
  • Speak with entrepreneurs to learn more about their stories
  • Understand the drivers of and barriers to this new Golden Age of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur stories

Olivia Atwood
Olivia Atwood

Olivia Atwood, Liv’s Love Pool

At the start of the pandemic, the theatre industry, where Olivia worked as both actress and comedienne, went up in flames, and the spin studio she managed, Flywheel Sports, sank like a ship in the COVID oceans. Learn more about her journey from COVID castaway to budding entrepreneur. Contact us to learn more about her journey.

Dr. Jamie Wilkey
Dr. Jamie Wilkey

Dr. Jamie Wilkey, Arches Health Group, LLC

Frustrated by the stress and schedule of retail pharmacy, Jamie abruptly jumped into the world of entrepreneurship to better showcase her talents and passions and suit her family’s busy schedule. Learn how after getting her practice up and running she’s now empowering other pharmacists to do the same.

In the news

Recent stories about the Great Resignation and its impact on US entrepreneurship.

Forbes
Forbes
Forbes

It’s Not The Great Resignation, It’s The 'About Time' Resignation

People are transforming their relationship with the traditional workplace and reevaluating the importance of career versus quality of life. This prompts an overdue opportunity for employers to do the same.

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CNBC
CNBC
CNBC

The Great Resignation is still in full swing. Here’s what to know

The pandemic-era trend known as the “Great Resignation” remains a prominent feature of the labor market, as nearly 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in February, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday.

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CNN
CNN
CNN

The Great Resignation is taking root around the world

In the past 12 months, a record number of Americans have quit their jobs, and workers around the world have been paying attention.

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CNN
CNN
CNN

The great resignation continues: 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs last month

The worker shortage has been a hallmark of the pandemic economy—and it's far from getting resolved. In February, U.S. businesses had 11.3 million job openings to fill, slightly more than economists had predicted.

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USA Today
USA Today
USA Today

'I let money get in the way': Most recent job quitters have regrets or don't plan to stay in new role

Most Americans who quit jobs during the Great Resignation regret the move, don't like their new position enough to stay, or are searching for a new gig, according to a Harris Poll survey for USA TODAY.

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Business Insider
Business Insider
Business Insider

3 people on why they left their jobs to start businesses during the pandemic: 'I've never felt more optimistic about my career'

Insider spoke with three up-and-coming business owners on how they took the leap into entrepreneurship and their biggest challenges along the way.

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