When you’re ready to hire a cannabis industry candidate, it’s essential to go beyond their experience to determine intangibles — such as work ethic, reliability and honesty. This post offers a few ideas and tools to both help candidates, and help interviewees as they are interviewing for a
A lot of companies use lecture-style presentations in order to ‘teach’ their employees what they need to know, and the cannabis industry is no different. But this style of passing along information–where a presenter simply tells budtenders or grow technicians what they need to know
Most companies have embraced social media as one of the fastest-growing platforms for marketing and outreach. If your business isn’t utilizing this resource, especially in a field as quickly expanding and volatile as cannabis, you’re missing a huge opportunity. Social media can be
In the cannabis industry, it’s extremely important for all of your employees to be well-trained in order to not only run your business well, but also avoid any potential legal issues. However, designing a great instructor-led virtual or classroom learning experience can be hard with limited time a
In the cannabis industry, it’s extremely important for all of your employees to be well-trained in order to not only run your business well, but also avoid any potential legal issues. However, designing a great instructor-led virtual or classroom learning experience can be hard, with limited time
Making your employees feel like they’re part of a team is an incredibly important part of running any business smoothly. Building a team culture and encouraging employees to work together has many benefits. These benefits include, but are not limited to: Better problem solving Greater productivity
Any company that employs more than two or three people needs to have an accurate and thorough employee manual. This important document provides information about job expectations and workers’ rights, and can offer legal protection to both the employer and the employee. These benefits are especiall
We’ve all been there. Eking out 70% on a big test. Enough to pass the class, but not enough to feel like you really mastered it. That might work for us in high school, but it certainly won’t fly in the cannabis industry. Just imagine a budtender knowing just enough to be 70% compliant. That.
Dispensary and cultivation center managers often have the luxury of hiring from a pool of applicants who are passionate about the cannabis industry and have passed exhaustive background checks. But employees need more than a deep interest and exceptional credentials to flourish in the workplace. A r
Walking the exhibit floor at an industry conference can give you a good idea where the industry is heading. The Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida was a prime example of that philosophy. For the exhibitors marketing to dispensaries, and by extension individual users, vaping
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