Category Archives: Human Resources

Human Resources

5 Cannabis Dispensary Anti-Harassment Methods

Unacceptable Harassment In The Cannabis Industry

5 Methods Preventing Anti-Harassment Complaints Leaders at many cannabis organizations are taking a fresh look at their strategies for preventing and addressing sexual harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement. As you revisit your policies, don’t forget to also fine-tune your complaint procedures and without a robust process that employees can trust in the

Multi-Tenant Cannabis Industry LMS Platform

Why a Multi-Tenant LMS is the Best Choice If you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS) for your cannabis business, you’re probably very familiar with many of the options, features, and services available to you. In today’s global cannabis workplaces and dispersed teams, most organizations are seeking to bring onboarding, training, and

Laws Protect Off-Duty Recreational Use

Some New Cannabis Use Laws As the trend to legalize cannabis use continues, employers should note that some state and local laws now protect workers who consume recreational cannabis while off duty. Multistate employers are likely familiar with laws that provide job protections for registered medical cannabis patients who use cannabis in accordance with a

Gov’t May Issue New COVID-19 Standards

Expect New COVID-19 Safety Standards Employers even in the cannabis industry can expect increased enforcement by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under the Biden administration and possibly emergency temporary standards to combat COVID-19. The hiring of more OSHA inspectors also is likely. The Biden campaign has stated publicly that the development of an

“Netflix of Cannabis Training” (or YouTube?)

Appealing Cannabis Training Analogy, But Flawed… What comes to mind when you hear the name “Netflix“? Orange Is The New Black… the Wonder Years… your favorite casual pair of nighttime sweatpants…? While we love binge-watching our favorite TV shows as much as the next guy, we associate Netflix with something else: crazy-good content that accelerates your personal entertainment

Unlock Your Work’s Cannabis Training Budget

Required Cannabis Industry Professional Development   [ATTENTION] If you are a… Manager/Team Leader… Face It… Many Times, You’re Stuck & Need Some Assistance Cannabis Industry Worker… Unlock Your Company’s Professional Development Budget Working at a company in the cannabis industry is hard! The constant change makes it even harder. That’s where we come in… we

Combat Cannabis Industry Turnover Rate

Work For Us

How To Stop Industry High-Turnover Rate Why do employees leave their job? It’s a question that plagues businesses both within the cannabis industry and across the greater workforce. They report frustration with compensation, feeling undervalued, and a LACK of opportunity for advancement as top reasons for leaving. Losing people is never easy, but it’s even

Marijuana Use Is Up Among Workers

Marijuana Use Is Up Among Workers

Opioid Use Down, Marijuana Use Up More U.S. workers are testing positive for marijuana while the number testing positive for opioids continues to decline, according to the annual Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Based on an analysis of nine million drug tests conducted in 2018, Quest determined that 5.1 percent of the general workforce tested

4 HR “Keys” In The Expanding Cannabis Industry

Expanding Cannabis Industry

4 Keys to Expanding HR in a Small Cannabis Company When small cannabis businesses navigate a growth spurt, their Human Resources (or HR) practitioners have an opportunity to demonstrate exactly how they can contribute to the business. For instance, they can influence and take responsibility for many aspects of talent acquisition, compensation planning and workforce

6 Tips For Effective Dispensary Referral Programs

Employee Referral Programs

Cannabis Industry Employee Referral Programs Employee referral programs can be an effective way to hire talented people in the cannabis industry, and they can also be invaluable in the current talent acquisition environment, in which open jobs outnumber qualified candidates. How many of you have a close-knit group of friends that you think are the