• cannabis compensation

    How the Cannabis Industry Harnesses the Ownership Mentality

    In 1974, Congress enacted the first tax measure designed to encourage employee stock ownership plans or ESOPs. Today, 32 million Americans own employer stock through ESOPs, options, stock purchase plans, and 401(k) plans. Research has shown that not only do workers at employee-owned (or partially-owned) companies fare better but the ...
  • ForceBrands Releases 2019 Beauty Talent Market Report

    There’s a lot powering the blooming beauty industry: technology and artificial intelligence, an increased presence of independent brands, clean beauty trends, and more. As part of our 2019 Talent Market Report, we’re pleased to introduce you to our specialized beauty edition that explores the most popular incentives currently being offered; ...
  • cannabis benefits

    Sneak Peek Cannabis Benefits in 2020

    Already a multi-billion-dollar global industry, cannabis is young and rapidly expanding. However, regardless of how profitable its future looks, the cannabis industry still faces its own unique set of challenges, one of which is attracting the right talent in today’s candidate-driven market. ForceBrands’ 2019 Cannabis Talent Market Report, which surveyed full-time hiring ...
  • How Cannabis Employee Benefits Compare to Other Industries

    The cannabis industry is showing impressive growth strides. In 2018 alone, sales of legal cannabis in the U.S. amounted to nearly $10 billion, according to FitSmallBusiness. The market is expected to continue growing at 21 percent per year and is anticipated to generate almost $23 billion by 2021. But even amid ...
  • cannabis compensation

    ForceBrands Releases 2019 Cannabis Talent Market Report

    Already the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. job market, cannabis is quickly outpacing other industries, especially when it comes to employee benefits and compensation offerings. As part of ForceBrands’ 2019 Talent Market Report, the just-released specialized cannabis edition explores the most popular incentives currently being offered; insights into what’s ahead ...
  • Money Talks: Inside the CPG Industry’s Raises

    A company can offer stellar benefits and workplace perks, yet money is still the decisive factor in enticing top talent. Now more than ever, companies are aiming to provide competitive salaries and raises because, in contrast with the past years, it is now the candidate’s market. According to The Labor ...
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    Work-Life Balance: The Truth About Paid Leave Policies Across CPG

    Employee burnout is real. A recent Gallup study of 7,500 full-time employees found that 23 percent of employees reported feeling burnt out all the time or very often, while another 44 percent of employees reported feeling burnt out sometimes. This sort of exhaustion leads to absences from work, near-constant turnover, ...
  • employee benefits 2020

    How Gen Z and Millennials Are Changing the Future of CPG Benefits

    Millennials and Gen Zers are set to become the largest generations in the workforce, replacing both Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. This shakeup in the makeup of the workforce will have many effects, among which will be the future of CPG benefits. Millennials and Gen Zers face different challenges and ...
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    Top 10 CPG Employee Benefits to Expect in 2020

    It’s no secret that the working world is changing. As technologies evolve and millennials and Gen Zers replace Baby Boomers and Gen Xers as the largest generations in the workforce, it’s become more clear that work itself is about to undergo a fundamental shift. One area in particular where this ...
  • cannabis perks

    The Perks of Cannabis: Insights Into the Industry’s Benefits and Compensation Packages

    Cannabis is currently one of the fastest growing industries in the world. With sales numbers that rival the tech and medical sectors, cannabis offers a lot of perks for those looking to grow a new career. While the industry is huge in both market size and worth, it’s still very new. ...