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Month: August 2019

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Samantha Ford featured in Weedmaps

By Andrea Hurtado / August 30, 2019

Cannabis Professionals Share Their Top Advice for Entering the Industry Samantha Ford, Senior Vice President of Business Development for the cannabis practice of Protis Global, who previously worked as a recruiter for Wall Street brokerage firms and founded a kids’ apparel line, recommends networking as the first step to carving out a…

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SHOULD YOU CONSIDER WORKING IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY?

By Trisha Patel / August 22, 2019

We previously mentioned that the cannabis industry is not for everyone.  We suggest you check out that piece here and then come back to this one.  Ok you’re all caught up? Perfect! Here we go… OKAY SO WE KNOW WE SAID YOU MAY NOT BE RIGHT FOR THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY…

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Plant Prophets: The first 10 Episodes

By Andrea Hurtado / August 21, 2019

If you haven’t had the chance yet to check out our new podcast around the cannabis industry, now is your chance! Check out our first 10 episodes and let us know what you think. #1 The Number One Woman In Cannabis: The Queen Of Edibles The Queen Of Edibles with Nancy…

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A Teenager May Have a Solution to Mitigate Microplastics – Here’s Why That Matters To FMCG

By Trisha Patel / August 20, 2019

What are microplastics? Small pieces of plastic that are 5 millimeters or less in size are called “microplastics.” They end up in our water systems and in our consumable seafood sources via improper or inconsiderate waste disposal. These particles of plastic can come from plastic items as well as packaging.…

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TRUE or FALSE: WOMEN HAVE FOUND A HOME FOR TRUE EQUALITY IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY.

By Trisha Patel / August 15, 2019

BOTH. It is true that this is one of the largest opportunities for women to gain leadership positions.  It is false that the current climate is already as conducive to equality as it says it is. We speak often about diversity and inclusion. Essentially every major industry currently operates within…

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PROTIS GLOBAL, A LEADING FULL SERVICE TALENT ATTRACTION FIRM, PROMOTES RICHARD LEDESMA TO CHIEF OF STAFF.

By Trisha Patel / August 13, 2019

Protis Global, the industry-leading executive recruitment and advisory firm for over two decades, is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard Ledesma to Chief of Staff. Richard Ledesma will continue to oversee the day to day operations of the organization and will now also preside over the Internal Talent Attraction,…

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TUESDAY TRENDS – UNCONVENTIONAL CANNABIS

By Trisha Patel / August 6, 2019

Trends come and go. Some stick, some don’t. Trends are only trending until… well… until they’re not. In which case, we then all have new trends to talk about. Trending topics are always a major point of discussion amongst us at Protis Global. We love to share articles and information…

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SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW WHEN YOU’RE BUILDING A BUSINESS WITH TIES TO CANNABIS BEAUTY

By Trisha Patel / August 1, 2019

Social media can be and has been an essential tool for companies and products in the cannabis industry. We’ve said it time and time again: the cannabis industry is booming. The acceleration of growth has yet to slow down and it seems the possibilities and uses of this plant are…

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