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How to Turn Virtual Onboarding Challenges into Opportunities

By MaxHansen | February 9, 2022

An employee’s earliest experiences with the company can pave the way to future successes. These experiences include virtual onboarding. Remote working environments complicate every aspect of the hiring experience. But the hiring process doesn’t end with the job offer. Now is the time to introduce new hires to the company, their team members and help…

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Headset Director of Industry Relations, Jocelyn Sheltraw

By MaxHansen | January 31, 2022

Jocelyn Sheltraw is the Director of Industry Relations at Headset, responsible for internal and external strategies to build Headset’s brand awareness, community development, and market expansion across North America.  Jocelyn is a vocal cannabis advocate and industry thought leader, involved in various cannabis associations, committees, social equity programs, as well as regular speaker at various…

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The Great Resignation: What we Can Learn about Preventing C-Suite Turnover

By MaxHansen | January 24, 2022

Some 4.4 million employees, or 3% of workers, left their jobs in September 2021, leaving employers scrambling to fill vacancies, particularly in the low-income sectors. A large portion of this number, 40%, came from bars and restaurants, hospitality, health care, travel and manufacturing industries. These are traditionally low-paying, high-stress jobs that were among the hardest…

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5 C-Suite Leadership Goals to Start the New Year with Intention

By MaxHansen | January 18, 2022

Ring in a new year and another opportunity for a fresh start toward achieving your leadership goals. The good news is that you don’t have to make sweeping changes. James Clear, author of the New York Times bestseller Atomic Habits, suggests that if you can live one percent better each day, you’ll be 37 times…

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Self-Care for Leaders: Six Ways to Recharge Your Batteries

By MaxHansen | January 5, 2022

These pandemic years have been hard on everyone. They’ve been particularly challenging for C-suite executives who feel responsible for everyone else and may be reluctant to take care of themselves. But self-care for leaders is key to sustaining the pace and the energy needed to get through difficult times.  With the vestiges of the Great…

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Creo Inc. CMO, Shuchi Sarkar

By MaxHansen | December 29, 2021

 Shuchi Sarkar is currently CMO of a biotech start-up, Creo Inc. Creo, is an ingredient platform, producing rare and novel cannabinoids, through a fusion of technology and fermentation, with multiple benefits to humans. In her current role she is responsible for driving the go-to-market strategy,  brand building, PR and communications, category growth and demand…

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How to Revamp Your Leadership Development Plan to Retain Remote Executive Teams

By MaxHansen | December 27, 2021

Though the shift to a dispersed workforce is one that most companies have become comfortable with, the long-term impact of managing remote teams is far from done revealing itself. It can be hard enough for managers to understand how to manage their people on a day-to-day basis without the line of sight provided by an…

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Cannabis Entrepreneur, Investor, & Thought Leader, Armen Yemenidjian

By MaxHansen | December 17, 2021

  In 2017, Armen was named to Vegas Inc.’s prestigious “40 Under 40” list and in 2018, he was named as one of High Times’ “100 Most Influential People in Cannabis.” Armen Yemenidjian began his career at Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in August 2009 in the Marketing Department, subsequently moving to Casino…

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LinkedIn for Executive Recruitment? Not So Fast

By MaxHansen | December 15, 2021

Many people use LinkedIn as an executive recruitment tool when seeking qualified candidates. The platform showcases tons of experienced professionals and, on the surface, appears to be the best place to start looking for good people. And, for some companies, it may be. But is it right for your business?  There are advantages to using…

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Hiring Your First COO? How to Set a Competitive COO Salary

By MaxHansen | December 3, 2021

The name of the game is engaging and retaining top talent. So, in an increasingly competitive market, how do you set a solid COO salary? In addition to being the CEO’s right arm, the chief operating officer is the go-to person when it comes to leading the day-to-day workings of any business. Given this, a…

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