Employment & the Cannabis Industry
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Tune in to Episode 33 with Sara Howard, HR professional with Blue Raven Training and Sarah Boue of Allay Consulting. Learn more about the millennials role in the cannabis industry as well as employment and management issues the cannabis industry is facing.
Sara Howard is a senior, certified HR professional with progressive experience in the full-cycle of HR issues. She leads passionately and believes that HR is not simply employed to organize the humans in the business, but to be a compassionate resource to those humans working for the business. Subscribing whole-heartedly to Simon Sinek’s influence, she believes that when it matters most, “Leaders choose to eat last.”
Specializing in leadership and manager training/development for businesses working to reach 100-300 employees and are presently in their growth stages. These businesses traditionally have 0-3 HR or Administrative professionals overseeing employee and human resources activities.
Sara’s insider experience as an HR leader in the rising cannabis industry lends her to be uniquely qualified to help new license holders, current license holders worried about losing top talent to out-of-state businesses, and any business looking to add more leadership potential and depth to their organization.
Sarah is a cannabis trainer, curriculum development and operations professional. She has worked as a budtender, lead and trainer for cannabis dispensaries and adult-use stores, and as an Office Manager for a licensed Manufacturer of Infused Products.
Currently, Sarah is a compliance consultant for the marijuana and hemp industries, specializing in METRC, OSHA, and FDA regulations. Sarah earned a B.A. in Hospitality Administration and Management from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.