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Liesl Bernard

Liesl Bernard
Liesl Bernard is founder and chief executive officer at CannabizTeam, an executive search and staffing firm focused specifically on the cannabis industry. Her team has placed thousands of candidates at executive and management levels in all verticals of the cannabis industry across the world. She attributes her success in cannabis to her vast international recruitment experience and deep passion for the industry.
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Champion Diversity by Learning How to Craft Inclusive Job Descriptions

The cannabis community comprises a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the plant and its many benefits. However, as the industry grows,...
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5 Ways to Build a Better Board of Directors in Cannabis

Your board of directors should be a group of seasoned professionals who represent the strategy, direction, and growth behind your company. The group will...
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Creative Employee Compensation Can Drive Performance

During an unprecedented time colloquially known as the Great Resignation, millions of employees are leaving their jobs — almost 3 percent of the entire...
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How Using Temporary Cannabis Workers Can Help You Scale Up

Utilizing on-demand, temporary talent is one of the most efficient ways for companies to scale their businesses quickly and keep up with the demands...
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6 Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

The cannabis industry is in a unique position as decades of prohibition give way to spreading legalization. Today, cannabis is far and away the...
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Human Resources Advice for Launching and Scaling Up

Despite the pandemic, cannabis sales are skyrocketing. Americans spent more than $18 billion on cannabis products in 2020—a 71-percent increase over 2019 revenues. Many...

What Interstate Commerce Could Mean for Employers

Cannabis legalization is continuing to spread across the country. Five new states joined the list in 2020; every ballot measure seeking to expand medical...

Temp Workers Benefit Cannabis Businesses and the Economy

The growth and resilience of the United States cannabis industry proved to be an economic bright spot in 2020. In a setting where more...