Although the marijuana industry is booming, the vast majority of cannabis-related companies are still small businesses employing anywhere from a handful of workers to a couple dozen.
So hiring – and retaining – the right employees is absolutely critical. Each worker plays a hugely important role in the success of the company, unlike at big firms where employees who aren’t a great fit can get by.
With that as the backdrop, Marijuana Business Daily talked to three staffing professionals that work with the cannabis industry to get some tips on how to hire and keep great employees.
Shaleen Title, Partner at THC Staffing Group
One business we know who hires top talent from other fields makes sure that all new employees attend a marijuana business conference within their first few months, both to attend the sessions and also to network and a get a sense of the industry. This is a smart way to immerse new hires into the culture and to invest in their professional development.
Read John Schroyer’s “Six Tips for Hiring, Retaining Employees in the Cannabis Industry”: http://mjbizdaily.com/tips-hiring-retaining-cannabis-employees/