Cannabis Industry News & Blog

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Latest Cannabis Industry News & Blogs

CannabizTeam writes for Cannabis Business Executive on Recruiting in the Cannabis Industry

Our CEO, Liesl Bernard, recently wrote an article for Cannabis Business Executive on recruiting in the cannabis industry in 2020. “Cannabis Industry Recruiting Best Practices” examines the status of the U.S. cannabis job market after facing an unprecedented pandemic,...

6 Tips For Personal Branding In The Cannabis Industry

There are many cannabis jobs to choose from, especially since the industry continues to expand steadily. However, your chances for landing one are slim if you don’t define your personal brand. You want to construct a brand that reflects your beliefs, skills, and...

Don’t Miss Green Flower’s Webinar on Embracing Inclusivity and Creating Opportunity in the Cannabis Industry

CannabizTeam is proud to be part of an upcoming webinar hosted by Green Flower Media and Last Prisoner Project. “Prison to Prosperity: How Cannabis Brands Can Create Opportunity” will take place on Tuesday, November 17 at 10:00 a.m.  Mary Bailey from Last Prisoner...

The Positive Intentions Behind Mary Jane’s Medicinals with CEO and Founder Dahlia Mertens

Dahlia Mertens, the founder and CEO of Mary Jane’s Medicinals, joins The Aim Higher Podcast. Her Colorado-based company is an industry leader in topical healing products. Dahlia's products are made with the belief that "wisdom is in the plant" and the utmost care. For...

Liesl Bernard Interviewed by Marijuana Business Daily for “Question of the Month” Column

CannabizTeam’s CEO Liesl Bernard was recently interviewed by Marijuana Business Magazine for its “Question of the Month” column. This month’s Marijuana Business Daily column was focused on end-of-year bonuses in the cannabis industry and published in the...

A Guide To Managing Remote Work Cannabis Employees

We’ve all adjusted to the “new normal,” which includes working from home for most, if not the entire week. Although it’s been a learning experience, we’ve settled into the new work environment after months into the pandemic. According to Stanford research, 42% of the...

CannabizTeam’s CEO Discusses Employment in the Cannabis Industry on Benzinga Cannabis Hour

Our fearless leader Liesl Bernard was recently a guest on the Benzinga Cannabis Hour, a weekly online show focused on the latest news and business trends in the cannabis industry. Liesl’s episode of the Cannabis Hour was hosted by industry experts Tony Noto,...

Leadership Advice In Cannabis With Vince Ning

On this week’s episode of The Aim Higher Podcast, Liesl Bernard, founder and CEO of CannabizTeam, chats with Vince Ning, founder and CEO of NABIS Distribution. NABIS Distribution is a premier distributor of cannabis products, serving hundreds of licensed companies in...

CannabizTeam Featured in Conversation About How the Cannabis Industry Can Support Criminal Justice Reform

Andrew Ward, a veteran cannabis writer, recently wrote a piece exploring how the cannabis industry can help expunged individuals enter the legal marketplace. Andrew’s article published on both Benzinga and its content partner The Fresh Toast. CannabizTeam’s founder...

Cannabis Jobs Spotlight: Cannabis Trimmer

When harvest season arrives, the leaves morph into a rainbow of fall hues, the cool air calls for a cozy sweater, and the cannabis plants are patiently waiting. Harvest season also brings about the annual emergence of a special marijuana subculture known as cannabis...

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How Temporary Jobs Can Help Your Cannabis Career

How Temporary Jobs Can Help Your Cannabis Career

Although you may have your heart set on a full-time cannabis job, you may still have to work on making your resume attractive enough for cannabis hiring managers to consider. Making the transition into the cannabis industry isn’t always easy. While it's possible to be...

Cannabis Industry Innovation: 5 Ways to Boost Creativity

Cannabis Industry Innovation: 5 Ways to Boost Creativity

It takes more than confidence and persistence to stay on top of the cannabis industry. Creativity plays a big factor in ensuring a cannabis company has a competitive advantage. Therefore, it’s pivotal to exercise your cognitive flexibility, so you don’t lose it.  From...

San Diego Pride Week: LGBTQ Events

San Diego Pride Week: LGBTQ Events

When it comes to inclusion, the cannabis industry needs to improve like everyone else. However, we believe the cannabis industry should set an example for inclusivity. After all, the cannabis plant is symbolic of connecting with others, advocacy, and social change....

Top 10 Traits of Successful Cannabis Executives

Top 10 Traits of Successful Cannabis Executives

Effective leadership in the young cannabis industry is the difference between sustained success and struggling to keep up. Being a cannabis executive is an arduous job reserved for those who are willing to work for their team and the company’s well-being. To be a...

How to Ace a Cannabis Job Interview

How to Ace a Cannabis Job Interview

The excellent cannabis resume you've written prompted a phone screening and now you have a cannabis job interview scheduled. So, it's time to prepare yourself for the hot seat. However, keep in mind that the cannabis industry is unlike any other before it. Therefore,...

Cannabis Executive Search vs. Contingent Recruiters

Cannabis Executive Search vs. Contingent Recruiters

No matter what the challenge may be, the cannabis industry seems to find a way to prevail. The future is looking bright, as the essential industry is predicted to grow at a rate of 250% from 2018-2028. However, a talented and creative workforce is still necessary to...

5 Ways to Motivate Employees in the Cannabis Industry

5 Ways to Motivate Employees in the Cannabis Industry

In any industry, relationships matter, and perhaps there’s no relationship more important than the one between a company’s leader and their employees. Every single day each one of your employees makes a choice to show up and work diligently to keep your cannabis...

Support the Last Prisoner Project

Support the Last Prisoner Project

As we push forward and keep our foot on the pedal as a nation to fight racial injustice, we want to look at other ways we can help. This week, we’d like to place the spotlight on the Last Prisoner Project. The nonprofit organization was founded by Steve DeAngelo, who...

The Black Lives Matter Movement

The Black Lives Matter Movement

Dear CannabizTeam Community, After a few days of reflection, we wanted to speak on the tragedy we all witnessed concerning George Floyd and the ongoing issues of unequal justice and police brutality.   CannabizTeam and CannabizTemp stand with the black...

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