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FUELING PRODUCTIVITY: EXPLORING MEAL AND BREAK PERIODS

The importance of meal and break periods in the cannabis industry carries the same employer responsibility as any other industry. This is vital for two primary reasons: driving the business and creating the employee experience. Driving the Business: Creating the Employee Experience: It is essential to provide meal and break periods to comply with labor […]

JOB DESCRIPTIONS: EMPOWERING EMPLOYEES, GUIDING BUSINESSES

Within every industry, job descriptions hold significant importance. Let’s explore a few reasons why having well-defined job descriptions is essential: 1. Clarity and understanding: Job descriptions provide clarity and a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with each position within the cannabis industry. They outline the essential duties, tasks, and expectations for each […]

3 Tips For Coaching Star Employees Into Powerful Leaders

As a leader, it’s easy to focus more of your management time on underperforming employees and let your best employees keep fulfilling their duties. You figure since the best employees don’t need your extra attention, you can focus on the ones who really need it. This sounds wonderful and perfect, but the truth is: all […]

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Take On A Management Role

Questions To Ask For Management Role

Do you see yourself rising up the ‘cannabis’ ladder, earning a new position and title that deems respect? You’ll get to manage a team, get offered a raise, and maybe even get a new office all to yourself! But do you know what it actually takes to maintain a management role? Not only maintain the […]

How to Cope with Workplace Stress

Cope with Stress

No matter where you live, what you do for a living, or how much money you make, life gets stressful. You’ve probably heard that some forms of stress are good and some are bad, but it’s important to learn how to cope with all stress. Even the “good” stress can cause us to react poorly […]

How to Attract the Best Talent to Cannabis Businesses

How to Attract the Best Talent to Cannabis Businesses

Despite the losses all businesses have seen with COVID-19, 2020 is still on track to be a great year for cannabis businesses. Through countless mergers and acquisitions, legalization efforts, multi-state expansions, and new licensing opportunities, there has been a surge of new jobs created. To stay ahead of this immense growth and consumer demand, cannabis […]

Easing The Burden of Working Parents During COVID-19

Easing The Burden of Working Parents During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for many employees due to evolving expectations, increased stress, and constant changes in the workplace. For working parents, these challenges may be particularly difficult. The demands of work are now intertwined with their roles as caretaker to their children, some even taking on the role of amateur school teacher […]

Fostering Inclusivity in a Post COVID-19 Cannabis Workplace

Fostering Inclusivity in a Post COVID-19 Cannabis Workplace

In a post COVID-19 world, businesses are just beginning to get back on their feet. With social distancing and telework changing the workplace as we know it, there’s no better time to talk about inclusivity and diversity. In the cannabis industry, inclusivity and diversity have become an increasingly prevalent issue. It’s no secret that President […]

How is COVID-19 Impacting the Mental Health of Remote and Furloughed Workers

How is COVID-19 Impacting the Mental Health of Remote and Furloughed Workers

May is National Mental Health Awareness month. With COVID-19 still going strong, millions of people have either been forced to work remotely, or have been furloughed indefinitely. Fear, anxiety and doubt have been rampant since the virus has taken hold, and with an uncertain future on the horizon, mental health has become a more prominent […]

Nevada Bans Drug Testing for Marijuana as a Condition of Employment

Nevada Bans Drug Testing for Marijuana as a Condition of Employment

READ TIME: 6 MINS Recently, a new law was passed in Nevada with regards to employment practices, drug testing, and marijuana. Specifically, the bill prevents employers from refusing employment to a candidate if they submitted to a drug screening that showed positive for marijuana.