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HempStaff preps training class for Massachusetts Marijuana Jobs

With jobs in the Marijuana industry on the horizon for Massachusetts residents, this staffing company is beginning to prep candidates on how to apply for these sought after jobs.

With adult-use cannabis set for a July 2018 launch in Massachusetts, many in the area are getting ready to apply for cultivation centers and dispensaries, and thousands of new cannabis employees will be needed.  While many think their home grow qualifies them to work in the cannabis industry, owners are finding those with professional training are the ones who interview better and truly understand the science behind cannabis. HempStaff, a medical marijuana recruiting and training agency, is hosting a Medical Marijuana Dispensary Agent Training Class in Danvers, Massachusetts this Oct. 21, 2017.

The class will be held at the Doubletree Boston North Shore, located at 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, Massachusetts. There are two sessions to choose from: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The cost is $249 with prior online registration or $300 (cash-only) at the door if seats are still available. This professional training course educates candidates on cannabis, cannabis products and the regulations in all New England states: MaineNew HampshireVermontMassachusettsConnecticut and Rhode Island.

HempStaff's four-hour course is designed to prepare participants for work in a marijuana dispensary so that business owners are getting educated and well-prepared candidates when filling new, entry-level positions. In today's cannabis world even the recreational user is usually looking for some type of medical relief, even if it is just to relieve anxiety or sleep better at night; knowing how to read the cannabinoid and terpene profile and how these impact the body's endo-cannabinoid system are key to getting the right product into the patient or customer's hands.

The course educates the participants on cannabis and cannabis products along with all the information to needed stay up-to-date with local recreational and medical marijuana laws. HempStaff offers its students a resume template and review to help best prepare them when seeking employment, in this course as well. The end of the course prepares students for the real world with a final exam, that the student must pass with a 75 percent or better to get their HempStaff Dispensary Agent Certificate. As HempStaff is also a recruiting agency, when employers seek to fill entry-level dispensary agents or cultivation site workers, students are contacted first.

HempStaff has trained and certified more than 3,000 dispensary agents nationwide since 2014! In addition to the class held in the Boston area, classes are currently scheduled for PennsylvaniaMarylandFloridaOhioArkansasMichiganCalifornia and Illinois. Once a student passes their exam, they are welcome to return to future classes, in any state, free of charge for updates and networking. Those who have already taken the HempStaff course have provided exceptional feedback about the training.