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April 19, 2022

Cannabis in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Cannabis has a long history in American culture dating all the way back to the 17th century. First introduced for the production of rope, sails, and […]
July 28, 2021

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 […]
July 14, 2021

How to Protect Your Interests in Cannabis Business Partnerships

The destigmatization and legalization of cannabis have been very positive changes for the industry, but it hasn’t only been an increase in consumer sales that has […]
July 1, 2021

$100 Million in Grant Funding for California’s Cannabis Industry

Five years have gone by since California passed prop 64 legalizing cannabis for adult use, and now the state is ready to invest in the industry […]
June 3, 2021

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Take On A 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 […]
May 20, 2021

3 Common Resume Lies To Look Out For

In today’s market, there is nothing wrong with candidates putting their best faces forward to make lasting impressions on top employers – but as hiring managers, […]
May 6, 2021

Metrics That Matter: Where Do Your Best Candidates Come From?

It’s important to utilize more than one channel for this exact reason. One candidate who is LinkedIn savvy may have the equivalent skill set of another […]
April 16, 2021

How to Cope with Workplace 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 […]
April 1, 2021

4 Time Management Tips That Work

Time management. It’s something we all struggle with at one point or another in all industries, even with the cannabis industry. Time is our most valuable […]
March 11, 2021

5 Must-Have Functions to Look for in an ATS

Modern recruiters understand just how essential technology and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) can be to the recruiting process. Harnessing the power of an ATS can mean […]
February 17, 2021

Protect Your Data: SOC Audits of Third-Party SaaS Ensure Security

When you’re shopping for business software-as-a-service (SaaS), how do you know if a vendor can keep your data secure? You know it’s important to do everything […]
February 11, 2021

How to Onboard Smarter to Retain Top Talent

You’ve got the signed official offer letter and a confirmed start date—your hard recruiting work has paid off. Like the experienced cannabis business leader that you […]
April 19, 2022

Cannabis in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Cannabis has a long history in American culture dating all the way back to the 17th century. First introduced for the production of rope, sails, and […]
May 20, 2021

3 Common Resume Lies To Look Out For

In today’s market, there is nothing wrong with candidates putting their best faces forward to make lasting impressions on top employers – but as hiring managers, […]
April 1, 2021

4 Time Management Tips That Work

Time management. It’s something we all struggle with at one point or another in all industries, even with the cannabis industry. Time is our most valuable […]
December 9, 2020

Have You Updated Your Employee Handbook for 2021?

An up-to-date employee handbook is essential for any cannabis business. It is a valuable resource that can improve a business’ productivity and profits, protect a company’s […]
August 28, 2020

9 HR Tips for Cannabis Business Owners to Drive Growth

The burgeoning cannabis industry is seeing massive growth, not only with company size but also with new players entering this competitive market thanks in part to […]
February 12, 2020

What Does Human Resources Do in the Cannabis Industry?

In Colorado, there are currently over 500 cannabis dispensaries. While Ohio and Oregon follow closely in this statistic, other states are miles behind. If you live […]
December 9, 2019

The Benefits of HR Consulting Services for Cannabis Businesses

As a responsible owner of a cannabis-related business, your responsibilities are never-ending. For one thing, it’s essential that you prioritize human resources (HR) strategies throughout the […]
December 2, 2019

Cannabis and Dispensary Employee Handbook Best Practices

In 2018, the cannabis industry saw a 44% gain, with 65,000 new jobs added to the market. As of 2019, the industry had created over 200,000 […]
November 8, 2019

The Importance of Human Resource Management for Cannabis Businesses

More states across the United States have legalized cannabis for recreational use and its business. About 34 US States and over 40 countries globally are now […]
October 10, 2019

What Is a Cannabis PEO and How They Help a Cannabis Business Grow

A flood of new state laws coupled with changing consumer sentiment have made cannabis among the fastest growing industry sectors in the U.S.
June 11, 2019

Workplace Dating: How a Sexual Harassment Policy Can Mitigate Risks

Read Time: 5 mins. Let’s face it, workplace dating and relationships happen all the time. If you think about how much time we spend at work […]
May 8, 2019

Correcting Employees’ Bad Habits

READ TIME: 2.5 MINS Many years ago, I shared an office with a co-worker who chewed her gum voraciously. She snapped and popped it loudly all […]
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