Partnership to host job fairs in Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, Phoenix and other cities around the United States to Meet Increasing Demand For Employment in the Marijuana Industry
Seattle WA / ACCESSWIRE / Aug 14, 2014 / AnythingIT/WeedHire (ANYI) today announced WeedHire.com is joining the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) a member-driven trade organization serving the medical marijuana, recreational and industrial hemp markets, as a Founding Corporate Member. David Bernstein, CEO of WeedHire and David Rheins, CEO of MJBA made the, announcement from MJBA’s Seattle headquarters.
By joining MJBA, WeedHire will work to help shape and build industry standards and practices as well as establish Weedhire.com as a leading voice of the industry, and leading resource for jobs in the marijuana industry.
The Fair Lawn, NJ based Weedhire.com will also be the presenting sponsor in a series of Job Fairs that MJBA will organize across the country.
“We are very excited to be a Founding Corporate Member of the MJBA and bring together top cannabis industry employers and HR professionals with local job seekers around the United States. As the so-called Green Rush creates thousands of new jobs across the country, these events provide an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in working in the legal marijuana industry to meet with prospective employers, human resource professionals, staffing agencies, and other cannabis business professionals,” said David Bernstein, CEO WeedHire.com
At these employment fairs, job seekers will be treated to informational presentations from cannabis business thought-leaders, learn resume and interview tips from HR professionals, and most-importantly be given the opportunity to submit their resumes and meet fact-to-face with prospective employers – for real job openings. Weedhire.com is already seeing increasing demand from lawyers, physicians, scientists, and other highly-trained and skilled professionals who want to work in the industry.
“We are thrilled that WeedHire.com is joining MJBA as a Founding Corporate Member,” said Rheins. “As the leading marijuana industry trade association, we see the variety of jobs the legal and medical marijuana industries are creating and appreciate the opportunities and help that our friends at WeedHire.com are bringing to those who want to be a part of this emerging industry.”
According to the Street.com, the marijuana industry in the US may have already added over 175,000 jobs and that's just the beginning.
Although Weedhire.com is the central online portal and social media source for job seekers and providers, it is not be involved with the growth, sale, or distribution of marijuana. It does however generate revenues via paid employment recruitment packages and advertising.
AnythingIT manages WeedHire.com and is a leading IT recycler serving OEM's, Resellers, government and enterprise clients. Services provided include: data scrubbing, shredding, inventorying, and resale. Incorporated in 1992, the company is also a GSA Schedule Holder who has achieved E-Stewards, ISO 9001& 14001 certifications.
The Marijuana Business Association, called “The Cannabis Chamber Of Commerce” by NBC News, has quickly established itself as the authoritative trade resource for participants in the booming legal marijuana, MMJ and hemp industries. MJBA serves its membership – producers, processors, retailers and the many professional service providers who serve them – by providing Business Intelligence via our network of targeted web sites, e-letters, publications; Community and Networking through our professional seminars, conferences and trade events; and Commercial Opportunity through our extensive member referral and lead generation programs.
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