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CannabizTeam CEO Discusses 2020 Cannabis Market Highlights with Andrew Ward of Benzinga

CannabizTeam’s CEO, Liesl Bernard, recently spoke with Andrew Ward of Benzinga about trends and highlights that emerged from the cannabis career industry in 2020.  “Despite disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the legal marijuana market survived - or even...

Building Loyalty, Education, and Trust with the Consumer featuring Arian Roman

For episode 11 of The Aim Higher Podcast, we have Arian Roman, Founder and CEO of Alysida Health. At Alysida Health, their track and trace tech securely connects and protects decentralized data. Alysida Health serves supply chains across nutraceuticals,...

High January: 10 CBD & Cannabis Drinks to Survive Dry January

Popping open a cold beer after work or flexing your mixology skills over the weekend to craft your favorite cocktails is a common way to unwind. However, if you’re participating in Dry January, then you’ll have to hold off on alcohol for the entire first month of the...

CannabizTeam Talks to Bloomberg About Cannabis Executive Recruitment

CannabizTeam CEO Liesl Bernard recently spoke with Tiffany Kary of Bloomberg about executive staffing in the cannabis industry. In the past, top executives would typically steer clear from positions in the marijuana industry. Today, this trend is headed in the...

Creating a Product-First Brand, Flexibility, and Mentorship with Kaiya Bercow of Utopia and Headstash

Kaiya Bercow, Co-Founder and CEO of Utopia Cannabis, joins us for episode 10 of The Aim Higher Podcast. Originally developed as an indoor flower brand, Utopia Cannabis gained attention with their potent C. Banana strain. The marijuana company creates quality,...

Cannabis Year in Review: 6 Amazing Cannabis Industry Highlights in 2020

Although the pandemic cast a daunting shadow over the world in 2020, the cannabis industry managed to shine through. During this year, we really saw what mattered to us the most, from racial equality to the essential role cannabis plays in many lives.  As we are about...

CannabizTeam CEO Makes 2021 Cannabis Staffing Predictions for Forbes

Julie Weed, a best-selling author and prominent journalist covering the cannabis industry, recently wrote an article for Forbes rounding up predictions for cannabis and hemp in 2021. Weed spoke with a variety of entrepreneurs in the cannabis space – including...

Cannabis Gifts For The Holidays: 10 Best Stocking Stuffers

Jolly holiday tunes are on repeat, it's finally sweater weather, and you can smell the fresh peppermint everything in the air. December is the month to spend quality time with your loved ones and spread some joy by giving the best cannabis gifts.  As the holiday...

Developing a Cannabis Brand Approachable To a Mainstream Audience with Adrian Sedlin

Adrian Sedlin, CEO and Founder of Canndescent, joins The Aim Higher Podcast on episode 9. Canndescent is a cannabis company focused on creating premium goods. They are known for their luxurious cannabis products created in five signature effects: Calm, Cruise,...

CEO Liesl Bernard Interviewed for “Women Leading the Cannabis Industry” Series with Authority Magazine

CannabizTeam’s CEO and Founder, Liesl Bernard, recently spoke with Candice Georgiadis of Authority Magazine for the magazine’s “Women Leading the Cannabis Industry” series. Authority Magazine is a Medium publication devoted to sharing empowering and actionable stories...

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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...

Cannabis Job Candidate: 7 Personality Traits to Look For

Cannabis Job Candidate: 7 Personality Traits to Look For

Choosing the best candidates for your cannabis company involves more than just reviewing resumes and asking standard interview questions. If you’re a hiring manager looking for top-tier employees, you’ll need to review the personality traits of an ideal cannabis job...

Top 12 Behavioral Interview Questions in Cannabis

Top 12 Behavioral Interview Questions in Cannabis

The interview questions that allow hiring managers to dive deeper into how you perform are behavior-based. Behavioral interview questions in cannabis help employers analyze how you react to certain situations in the work environment. They want to make sure you have...

10 Common Cannabis Job Interview Questions

10 Common Cannabis Job Interview Questions

A job interview is like a verbal pop quiz, making it intimidating for many people. However, with the proper preparation, you can conquer your interview fears and prevail. Not knowing what questions will be asked is the biggest challenge. Unfortunately, we’re not...

5 Tips for Updating Your Resume for Cannabis Jobs

5 Tips for Updating Your Resume for Cannabis Jobs

The road to starting your cannabis career may seem intimidating, but it’s a worthy endeavor if you’re passionate about the popular plant. Once you’ve found a way to match your skills and experience to a cannabis job type, it’s time to give your resume a makeover. To...

Why Use Temporary Employees in Cannabis?

Why Use Temporary Employees in Cannabis?

When it comes to cannabis jobs, temp roles can be beneficial for any business in the space. However, many companies overlook the advantages of hiring temp employees. There are several reasons why the use of temporary employees in cannabis is a smart idea. If you're a...

Why is the Cannabis Industry Essential?

Why is the Cannabis Industry Essential?

One of the silver linings of the coronavirus era is that government officials deemed the cannabis industry essential. This is undoubtedly one of the most significant moments in the history of the cannabis industry. Medical and some adult-use cannabis dispensaries...

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