What to Expect (And Not) When Hiring Legacy Cannabis Growers


As states and countries continue to decriminalize cannabis, formerly illicit growers will be seeking work with legal cannabis companies.

This can present a win-win for both the grower and the hiring company.

Cultivators who leave the illicit market can continue their work without fear of retribution from law enforcement. At the same time, new cannabis companies can jump-start their success by employing a head grower with decades of marijuana experience.

But finding a perfect match isn’t always easy.

Sometimes, entrepreneurs new to the cannabis space aren’t sure how to identify and recruit this kind of grower, much less interview them.

Fortunately, it’s no secret.

In my latest article for Cannabis Business Executive, I offer advice for companies looking to access this talent pool based on my many years of hiring (and firing!) growers.

Click here to read the article.