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How is the 2019 Cannabis Grow Season Shaping Up?
Posted by Kaplan Executive Search on Sep 17, 2019 11:30:13 AM

Cannabis Industry Recruiting Trends

To anyone looking for new career opportunities, the cannabis industry is one of the most promising industries to consider these days. Just a few years ago, only the most adventurous would consider opportunities with the handful of newly-legal pot businesses popping up at the time. These days, it’s hardly news that weed is becoming big business.

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Posted by Kaplan Executive Search on Sep 12, 2019 11:26:52 AM

10 Interview Questions to ask Cannabis Leaders

Given the nascent nature of the cannabis industry, many roles being hired for are newly-created. This has made recruiting and hiring a challenge for many companies. One way to navigate these challenges is to put in place a solid recruitment process that includes research, drafting job descriptions and recruitment marketing, creating and conducting a structured interview and reference check process, negotiating new hire terms, and more.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 10, 2019 11:31:57 AM

What Cannabis Companies Can Learn About Ethics From CannTrust

Cannabis companies need to be as ethical and rule-abiding as other companies in other industries, if not more so.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Aug 20, 2019 1:21:46 PM

Three Cannabis Bills in Congress Now—How Will They Affect The Legal Marijuana Industry

If you’ve been paying attention at all, you’ve seen how cannabis legalization is spreading state-by-state—there are currently 11 states, plus Washington D.C., that have legalized adult use of marijuana and more than half the country allows medical use. Still, federal pot legalization has not happened and the future of cannabis in the U.S. is not entirely clear.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jul 23, 2019 12:39:36 PM

Cannabis is Legal in Canada – What Does That Mean for the U.S.?

It’s been a bit over half a year since cannabis legalization in Canada has become a reality. In case you’ve been living in a cave, in October of 2018, Canada became the second country to legalize pot, after Uruguay. More importantly, it is the first developed nation to legalize. It is now legal for adults to possess up to 30 grams of dried marijuana flower everywhere in the country, and Canadians can grow up to four cannabis plants per household.

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Posted by Kaplan Executive Search on Jun 11, 2019 9:27:00 AM

How to Become a Top Performing Cannabis Company

Competing with the biggest companies in the cannabis industry is not an easy task. The legal pot industry has seen explosive growth in recent years and shows no signs of slowing, with some estimates projecting a $146 billion+ industry by 2025. With such rapid expansion, it’s tempting to think that you can just jump in and start pulling in your share of the big bucks.

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Posted by Kaplan Executive Search on Apr 16, 2019 7:23:00 AM

When Should Your Cannabis Business Hire a Chief Operating Officer?

The legal marijuana industry continues to expand, with some estimates projecting a worldwide market worth over $146 billion by the year 2025. If yours is one of the many companies to enter the booming cannabis trade in recent years, chances are good that you are experiencing a bit more than the typical startup growing pains. For many recent entries to the “cannabusiness” world, a question that inevitably arises is, is it time to hire a COO for my cannabis company?

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Posted by Adam Kaplan on Mar 5, 2019 12:59:37 PM

Why Hire an Executive Recruiter for Your Cannabis Business

When it’s time to hire a new employee for your cannabis business, where is the first place you turn? If you’re like the typical business owner or hiring manager, it’s probably one or more of the many online job boards. This can be a reasonable strategy for finding regular hourly employees. When it comes to hiring cannabis industry executives, though, it might not be your best option. The top executives – the ones you really want to hire – are not usually found on job boards. If they’re great at their jobs, they are most likely already employed.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Feb 5, 2019 5:05:49 PM

Why Executives are Quitting Their Jobs to Join the Cannabis Industry

Have you heard about well-positioned executives leaving their secure jobs to join the cannabis industry? Is this happening in your city, and your state?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 11, 2018 12:37:52 PM

Executive Search in the Cannabis Industry

A new treatment derived from the cannabis plant is showing promise for a host of health problems, and is thus getting a lot of attention from entrepreneurs and investors who are excited about its potential to bring in $16 billion in revenue in 2020.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jun 11, 2018 7:16:25 PM

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