How to support the ‘sandwich generation’ at work

How can HR professionals facilitate a flexible environment that helps ‘sandwich generation’ employees manage their personal and professional obligations?


Over recent decades, people have been having children later in life. In combination with life expectancies rising, this has resulted in a sandwich generation. 


Support with policy and cultural change.

Here are some tips to consider that could help you better support employees who fall into the sandwich generation:

1. Leadership mindset

2. Flexible work arrangements

3. Offer practical support

4. Review leave policies

5. Continued communication



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