Viridian Staffing with Kara Bradford, and Joanna Monroe. Today we talk to two powerful women in the Cannabis space. We dive into the company, Viridian Staffing, as well as how they are handling COVID-19. We also discuss their hiring process and how they have been going about this process during these unprecedented times. Kara Bradford is the CEO of Viridian Staffing - which was founded in 2013 to provide not only HR consulting but also direct placements, consultants, and specialized temporary staffing solutions in the cannabis industry, and was the cannabis industry’s first staffing/HR-related company to become a member of NCIA in 2014. Known as The Godmother of Cannabis Industry Recruiting, Kara has been an HR professional for over 20 years. Her career has spanned multiple Fortune 100 companies and start-ups in a wide range of industries. Kara also sits on NCIA’s Human Resources Committee currently as chair emeritus. Joanna Monroe is a senior executive, C-Suite adviser, and board director with a proven track record of helping companies transform and grow profits while reducing risk. With close to 25 years in staffing, she is an expert on human capital management, human resources, and employment law and is highly regarded for implementing large scale operational, compliance, and legal initiatives that contribute to high-performance business results and improve the bottom line.