For people who are part of the sandwich generation — caring for their own young children while simultaneously responsible for older adults in their lives — the duties of caregiving can feel doubly overwhelming.

This year has been dubbed the “Great Resignation.” After months of remote or hybrid work models, millions of Americans are reflecting on what’s important to them and are leaving their jobs in search of more flexibility, more money, more happiness, and more fulfillment. In fact, according to a recent report from, 95% of workers are considering changing jobs, and many cite “burnout.”

While this may seem doom and gloom for employers, it actually presents a tremendous opportunity — particularly in setting new policies that support those who have been doing double duty as caregivers and full-time employees.

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