For many, the burgeoning licensed cannabis industry has proved to be the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter in their careers.
They’re calling it the Great Resignation: a mass exodus of employees from their current jobs in search of new, brighter career opportunities. It may have taken a pandemic to put things into focus and provide time for Americans to reflect, but it’s no secret that many people have long been craving a more exciting and hands-on career path with room for growth, upward mobility and a better work-life balance.
For many, the burgeoning licensed cannabis industry has proved to be the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter in their careers. With many prospective employees knocking at the door and bringing with them a diverse array of expertise that can translate across industries, cannabis companies should welcome them with open arms.
Why are workers turning to the legal cannabis industry?
First of all, cannabis on the surface seems fun and that draws people in. This enthusiasm can make it easy to find the drive to get involved and play a bigger role as the industry unfolds with U.S. cannabis sales in 2022 projected to reach $72 billion by 2030, according to a March 2022 report by New Frontier Data.
As far as the Great Resignation is concerned, many people are tired of sitting at a computer all day. While their jobs may be “stable,” many are tired of doing work they don’t feel passionate about. The shakeup provided by the pandemic has given people the time and space to nail down the reasons why they are unhappy in their current situation and lay out a plan to do something different.[Read More @ Rollingstone]