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26 Apr

Interviewing for Deeper Understanding of the Candidate

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
  • Hiring, Interviewing, Management
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When you’re ready to hire a cannabis industry candidate, it’s essential to go beyond their experience to determine intangibles — such as work ethic, reliability and honesty. This post offers a few ideas and tools to both help candidates, and help interviewees as they are interviewing for a

29 Apr

The Difference Between Telling and Teaching

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
  • Employees, Managment, Teaching, Training
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A lot of companies use lecture-style presentations in order to ‘teach’ their employees what they need to know, and the cannabis industry is no different. But this style of passing along information–where a presenter simply tells budtenders or grow technicians what they need to know

30 May

Social Media Tips and Techniques for Your Business

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
  • Business Planning, Marketing, Social Media
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  Most companies have embraced social media as one of the fastest-growing platforms for marketing and outreach. If your business isn’t utilizing this resource, especially in a field as quickly expanding and volatile as cannabis, you’re missing a huge opportunity.   Social media can be

10 Jun

10 Practices to Avoid in Your Next Training Program [Part One]

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
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In the cannabis industry, it’s extremely important for all of your employees to be well-trained in order to not only run your business well, but also avoid any potential legal issues. However, designing a great instructor-led virtual or classroom learning experience can be hard with limited time a

30 Jun

10 Practices to Avoid in Your Next Training Program [Part Two]

  • By Kyle Brooksher
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In the cannabis industry, it’s extremely important for all of your employees to be well-trained in order to not only run your business well, but also avoid any potential legal issues. However, designing a great instructor-led virtual or classroom learning experience can be hard, with limited time

19 Jul

Three Tips to Create a Team Culture

  • By Karleen Nesson
  • Employee Engagement, Employees, Management, Training
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Making your employees feel like they’re part of a team is an incredibly important part of running any business smoothly. Building a team culture and encouraging employees to work together has many benefits. These benefits include, but are not limited to: Better problem solving Greater productivity

11 Jun

Employee Manuals: Why They are Important and How to Create One

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
  • Employee Manuals, Management
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Any company that employs more than two or three people needs to have an accurate and thorough employee manual. This important document provides information about job expectations and workers’ rights, and can offer legal protection to both the employer and the employee. These benefits are especiall

18 Jun

Three Ways to Ensure Employees Know 100%

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
  • Employees, Management, Teaching, Training
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We’ve all been there. Eking out 70% on a big test. Enough to pass the class, but not enough to feel like you really mastered it. That might work for us in high school, but it certainly won’t fly in the cannabis industry. Just imagine a budtender knowing just enough to be 70% compliant. That.

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25 Jun

Three Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged

  • By Kyle Brooksher
  • Employee Engagement, Management
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Dispensary and cultivation center managers often have the luxury of hiring from a pool of applicants who are passionate about the cannabis industry and have passed exhaustive background checks. But employees need more than a deep interest and exceptional credentials to flourish in the workplace. A r

2 Jul

Is Vaping the Future of Cannabis?

  • By Cannabis Industry Institute
  • Trends, Vaping
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Walking the exhibit floor at an industry conference can give you a good idea where the industry is heading. The Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida was a prime example of that philosophy. For the exhibitors marketing to dispensaries, and by extension individual users, vaping

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