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VERN DAVIS’ 10 CAREER PATHS THAT CAN TAKE YOU INTO CANNABUSINESS (part 1)

By admin | October 18, 2019

There are so many outlets you can align your career’s trajectory towards the cannabis industry. You may be thinking that in order to get into the industry you have to start from the agricultural or “growing” side of the business but that’s far from the truth. As more states adopt…

“A blockbuster cannabis deal goes bust and more could fall apart” and that’s extremely important for everyone in “CANNABUSINESS” right now

By admin | October 18, 2019

Stock prices are currently trending downward. As stock prices plunge, optimistic valuations of many cannabis companies are depreciating. According to CNN, “regulatory landscapes remain in flux, and now deals are coming off the table.” MedMen Enterprises is one of the most recognizable names in cannabis right now. They aimed to…

PLEASE STOP CALLING US A RECRUITMENT FIRM!

By admin | October 11, 2019

I mean… we are, but we are so much more.  Protis Global began almost 25 years ago as an executive search and recruitment firm; however, out of necessity and the natural progression of the industries we serve we have been able to expand our reach and capabilities. The experience and…

RED FLAGS! FRANK JUDD TELLS US WHAT TO LOOK FOR!

By admin | September 19, 2019

“There were so many red flags. Why didn’t I pay attention to them?!” – all of us at some point probably. Recently I was chatting with a few of my friends from college and we were discussing some of the red flags that we have seen and missed or should…

TUESDAY TRENDS: HOW THE READY TO DRINK SPACE IS AFFECTING THE ADULT BEVERAGE SPACE

By admin | September 17, 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…

The Best Advice I Have Ever Received Is…

By admin | September 12, 2019

We reach out to clients and candidates all the time and ask them what advice they would give individuals and certain scenarios. Industry leaders and company heads are a great source of business knowledge and wisdom. As we speak to many of these absolute badasses in their fields, we are…

Never Forget

By admin | September 11, 2019

September 11th, 2001. America was attacked. Our nation went through an unimaginable and unforgettable tragedy. In a moment, the country as we knew it no longer existed. Everything changed. Everyone changed. For some this day was pure trauma. We understand it is important to remember and honor the experiences of…

SURPRISING PLACES YOU CAN WORK IN CANNABIS

By admin | September 5, 2019

You may have the right experience, the right connections, the right mindset and skillset, but are you living in the right place? Relocation is a normal part of getting a new job, but would you relocate for a job that you dont have yet? Similar to Silicon Valley being the…

TUESDAY TRENDS: CROSS FUNCTIONAL CANNABIS ROLES

By admin | September 3, 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…

Samantha Ford featured in Weedmaps

By admin | 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…

SHOULD YOU CONSIDER WORKING IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY?

By admin | 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…

Plant Prophets: The first 10 Episodes

By admin | 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…