The Five Top HR Mistakes That Cannabis Companies Make

Faces Human Capital Management, a leader in assisting the legal cannabis industry with its unique human resources issues, looks at some of the common blunders it sees in the rapidly-evolving marijuana sector.

DENVER (October 24, 2016) -- Employment demands for the legal cannabis industry have soared in recent years. According to the Marijuana Business Daily’s 2016 Marijuana Business Factbook, cannabis-related companies in the U.S. are now employing between 100,000 and 150,000 workers.

But that growing need to fill cannabis-related positions has also created some major issues for legal cannabis companies when it comes to their hiring practices – especially when it comes to hiring and retaining good workers, and ensuring those workers are eligible for employment.

“We’re seeing cannabis companies that don’t even realize the types of regulations they’re not complying with,” says Caela Bintner, co-founder and managing director of Faces Human Capital Management (HCM), a Denver-based leader in...

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