Cannabis is the Fastest-Growing Job Category, says recruiting experts from Zip Recruiter | CashCropToday
0 Shares 222 Views

Cannabis is the Fastest-Growing Job Category, says recruiting experts from Zip Recruiter

April 12, 2018
222 Views

The head of a leading firm that connects businesses with job seekers says that employment in the legal marijuana industry is growing faster than any other field.

An article from Forbes recently reported an interview with ZipRecruiter.com co-founder and CEO Ian Siegel, “You know what the fastest-growing job category in the United States is?” “Marijuana.”

And he should know. His company calls itself the “fastest growing employment marketplace” and claims to have “helped over 1 million businesses and 100 million job seekers find their next perfect match.”

“Twenty-nine states have legalized marijuana. There’s 445% job growth in job listings in the category year over year,” he said at a conference hosted by U.S. News & World Report on Friday.

“Let me put that in perspective for you,” Siegel said, reporting that technology jobs are at 245% growth and healthcare positions are rising at 70%.

The data comes from an analysis ZipRecruiter did on job postings earlier this year. According to the analysis, the top metro areas for cannabis industry employment openings are as follows: Los Angeles, CA , San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, Seattle, WA, Miami, FL, Portland, OR, Las Vegas, NV, San Jose, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Tallahassee, FL,

“Our Q4 data for 2017 revealed an especially dramatic leap in the number of new cannabis industry job posts,” the report said. “The number of cannabis industry job posts increased 693% year over year and 79% quarter over quarter.”

Credit: Forbes.com, Tom Angell 

You may be interested

Columbia Care Receives Licenses from Maltese Government
Global
9 views
Global
9 views

Columbia Care Receives Licenses from Maltese Government

Editor - November 15, 2018

Columbia Care LLC. has announced this morning that the company has gain approval from Malta Enterprises, the regulatory economic development agency in the country, to receive licenses…

Tilray Announces Impressive 2018 Q3 Financials
Market Watch
33 views
Market Watch
33 views

Tilray Announces Impressive 2018 Q3 Financials

Editor - November 14, 2018

Wholly-owned subsidiary of Privateer Holdings, Inc., Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY), has announced the company’s third quarter financial statements for 2018 this morning. Earlier this year, Tilray debuted its…

Valens Signs Cannabidnoid Extraction and R&D Agreement with Harvest One
Tech
29 views
Tech
29 views

Valens Signs Cannabidnoid Extraction and R&D Agreement with Harvest One

Editor - November 14, 2018

Valen GroWorks Corp. (CSE: VGW) (OTC-QB: MYMSF) has announced this morning that the company has entered into an agreement with Harvest One (TSXV:HVT) to provide services in…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Most from this category

%d bloggers like this: