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The latest news, reports, employment trends, regulations, practical takeaways and resources on the cannabis job market from the experts at the United Green team.

Why Choose The United Green Over Other Cannabis Staffing Agencies?

Whether it’s a global pandemic or an onslaught of legal challenges, the cannabis industry is the most powerful job creator in America. By 2025, it’s expected to approach $45 billion annually as more states legalize the plant. In other words, the cannabis job market is booming, and it’s about to get more confusing. Working with a […]

How to Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Anyone who’s ever tried to get a job can tell you the process isn’t easy. Job searching can feel especially hopeless in a more niche industry like cannabis.  However, job markets aren’t what they used to be. Employees have more power than ever before. From flexible working options to comprehensive PTO and sick day policies, […]

5 Benefits of Partnering with a Strategic Cannabis Staffing Firm

As the professional cannabis industry continues to grow rapidly, there is no shortage of employees looking to enter the workforce. On top of that, there are a plethora of experienced individuals looking to move up the ladder and work with highly esteemed cannabis businesses. For employers looking to hire, this means there is a wealth […]

What Makes The United Green the #1 Cannabis Staffing Agency

There is no denying that the cannabis industry is – and has been – on the rise. According to the 2022 Leafly Jobs Report, 428,059 full-time equivalent jobs were supported by the legal cannabis industry. Not only is this a 33% increase in jobs in a single year, but it is also the fifth year […]

There Is More To Cannabis Staffing Than You Think

My recent interview with Craig Petersmark, the owner of United Green staffing agency, opened my eyes to the nuances, challenges, and strategy it takes to build an ‘A’ team for cannabis companies. The Mary Jane Society · There Is More To A Cannabis Staffing Agency Than You Think For instance, there is an extreme demand […]

Job Security and Stability? Join the Cannabis Industry!

Coming up almost 88 years after the prohibition of alcohol, there is a not-so-new plant fighting for the same freedom among the people. Across the nation there are sweeping calls for the legalization of cannabis. With over 70% of states having legalized medical marijuana and half of those decriminalizing it, there is a broad notion […]

Michigan’s Rapid Cannabis Progression

Michigan first legalized medicinal cannabis back in 2008. It was not until ten years later in 2018 that Michigan came back to make the plant fully recreational in every capacity. With medicinal already having a ten-year head start on the rest of the industry, Michigan had a rough blueprint of what was to come post […]

Exploring Opportunities in the Cannabis Space

Have you ever thought about getting into cannabis, but don’t know where or how to start in Michigan? There are many, many different avenues to go down whether you’re just getting started, have experience already, or are well-versed in all things green. At The United Green, we staff all business areas of the cannabis industry […]

CapStone Holdings Inc. Invests in United Green

CapStone Holdings, a business incubator and investment group, today announced a strategic investment in The United Green, a national staffing agency with industry-specific workplace solutions for the expanding legal cannabis and hemp industries. The United Green investment – $2 million – is the latest by CapStone Holdings in well-established companies serving medicinal marijuana needs. Prior […]

United Green Completes Independent Third-party Certification By UpLVL

Our Team at United Green is extremely pleased to announce the completion of our independent third-party certification. UpLVL has worked diligently in researching and documenting our Standards and Processes over a long period at United Green. UpLVL has a very professional staff and their format  provides instant credibility to a market that needs a quality […]