28 min

Ep 336 - Cannabis Jobs Are Booming, CEO of Leafly Gives The Details CannaInsider - Interviews with the Business Leaders of The Legal Cannabis, Marijuana, CBD Industry

    • Investing

Covid-19 has not only accelerated advancements in technology but also the types of jobs needed to support the cannabis industry. Here to tell us more is Yoko Miyashita, CEO of Leafly.
Learn more at https://www.leafly.com 
Key Takeaways:
[48:11] An inside look at Leafly, the world’s largest cannabis information resource
[1:41] Yoko Miyashita’s background as a lawyer and how she got into the cannabis space
[4:20] How consumer behavior has shifted in cannabis over the last five years and where Yoko sees it heading
[5:37] How dispensaries leverage Leafly to increase foot traffic and drive sales
[9:41] Leafly’s partnership with Jane Technologies to create the most comprehensive and customizable product catalog in cannabis
[13:20] Leafly’s annual jobs report and how it’s making jobs in cannabis more accessible
[15:39] How cannabis jobs have exploded over the last few years to outstrip professions in dentistry, electrical engineering, and more
[23:04] The most hirable skills in cannabis right now and Yoko’s advice for those looking to enter the space

Covid-19 has not only accelerated advancements in technology but also the types of jobs needed to support the cannabis industry. Here to tell us more is Yoko Miyashita, CEO of Leafly.
Learn more at https://www.leafly.com 
Key Takeaways:
[48:11] An inside look at Leafly, the world’s largest cannabis information resource
[1:41] Yoko Miyashita’s background as a lawyer and how she got into the cannabis space
[4:20] How consumer behavior has shifted in cannabis over the last five years and where Yoko sees it heading
[5:37] How dispensaries leverage Leafly to increase foot traffic and drive sales
[9:41] Leafly’s partnership with Jane Technologies to create the most comprehensive and customizable product catalog in cannabis
[13:20] Leafly’s annual jobs report and how it’s making jobs in cannabis more accessible
[15:39] How cannabis jobs have exploded over the last few years to outstrip professions in dentistry, electrical engineering, and more
[23:04] The most hirable skills in cannabis right now and Yoko’s advice for those looking to enter the space

28 min

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