WASHINGTON: Hundreds of job seekers will join dozens of employers as the first crop of Washington’s legal cannabis businesses go to market at “Job Fair Seattle,” presented by the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and cannabis industry job board Weedhire.com.
“More than 70% of Washington’s legal marijuana businesses are planning to hire, according to our MJ Research report,” said David Rheins, MJBA CEO and founder. “The new industry is predicted to create more than 35,000 new high paying jobs in the next year — agricultural jobs, retail jobs, warehousing and transportation jobs, sales jobs, security, legal, accounting and technology. The Green Rush is expected to reinvigorate communities around the state.”
Vendors at the industry event will include many of Washington State’s top employers who are actively seeking to fill immediate openings in the fast-growing recreational marijuana, medical cannabis and industrial hemp industries.
“Bring your resume — or better yet, sign up for a free Weedhire.com profile — and come for a full day of job hunting tools, tips. training, and face-to-face time with employers seeking to fill immediate openings,” said David Bernstein, CEO of Weedhire.com