So, you want to get one of the growing number of cannabis jobs that are becoming available in the industry? While it is competitive, if you follow our advice by conducting full and comprehensive research into the industry, your chances of landing your dream job will increase. This is certainly the time to get involved in the cannabis industry. As more and more US states relax their rules with regards to both medicinal and recreational marijuana usage, the number of jobs available is expected to increase.
Persistence is the key to get your foot in the door. I know of many people who have applied for 20 different jobs and failed to be successful, but when they finally managed to get a job, they went from strength to strength and managed to set their own business up.
The Key to Success is to Research
If you are new to the industry and you don’t have a full understanding of the industry, it is important not to panic. Many people start from knowing very little of how the industry works and they can gradually build up their knowledge and experience, just by reading various textbooks and checking out various video guides on YouTube.
Researching existing companies has become extremely easy thanks to the advent of the internet. For example, if you are looking to apply for a job with an established business, check out their website and research who they work with. It is important to learn key facts about each business you apply for and you can drop these facts into the interview to really impress the interviewer. It will show that you have taken a great interest in the job and improve your changes of achieving interview success.
Other ways to learn about the industry include:
- Read daily blogs and newsletter from some of the top websites, and this will allow you to build up a full and rounded knowledge of how the industry works.
- Have a look on Amazon and check out authors such as Ed Rosenthal or Jorge Cervantes, who have published many books for beginners who are looking to enter the industry.
- If you know of someone who started from scratch in the cannabis industry, maybe you can ask how they learnt the basics. If it worked for them, then most likely it will work for you aswell.
- If you have the money available, we would recommend that you go to cannabis conferences and attempt to network with others. The more links you have, the better.
The goals of research is to learn about the people, the way business is conducted and trends in the industry. We hope you find this information useful.
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