Leading Recruiting Platform In The Cannabis Industry

Leading Recruiting Platform In The Cannabis Industry

Leading recruiting platform in the cannabis industry with Karson Humiston Founder & CEO of Vangst. Our next guest is the CEO of the leading recruiting platform in the cannabis industry. She was featured on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 lists. Since launching in 2016, this platform has connected more than 10,000 people with jobs at over 650 leading cannabis businesses around the US. Women are making their mark on the cannabis industry. Of the 166 companies we surveyed, 38.5% of cannabis employees are female-identifying individuals.

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However, there is still plenty of room for improvement. The reports cite education (68%) and real estate (50%) that have more female-identifying employees. Green Entrepreneur recently reported from a Leafly study that to date, more than 211,000 people have full-time cannabis jobs in legal states, and more than 64,000 of those jobs were added in 2018. Green Entrepreneur wrote because the industry is so new, a lot of companies in the cannabis space are startups that are still figuring it out as they go. This means employers are looking to hire people who are enthusiastic about jumping in and willing to wear a lot of hats.