Recruiting, Staffing, Onboarding and Benefits Administration, Training, Payroll, Compliance, and Social Equity/Diversity Auditing together at last!

Illinois Equity Staffing is your source for human resources consulting, recruiting, payroll and training.

We offer simple solutions and expert support from real people to help cannabis entrepreneurs and businesses grow their teams with confidence.


Recruiting, Staffing, Onboarding and Benefits Administration, Training, Payroll, Compliance, and Social Equity/Diversity Auditing together at last.

We make it easier, more efficient and more profitable for you to run your business as you navigate the emerging cannabis and hemp market. Whether you are a solopreneur looking for a boutique servicing experience or a large enterprise focused on automation and scalability, we are excited to learn about your business and support your vision. As such, we offer you access to a powerful, enterprise system for recruiting, staffing, onboarding and benefits administration, training, payroll, compliance, and social equity/diversity reporting.

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Disproportionately Impacted Areas

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Recruiting &

We get the RIGHT people for the RIGHT job so that you can focus on growing your company, ensuring that you only receive candidates that meet your criteria and fit in with your company culture.

HR Consulting

From onboarding, to handbooks, SOPs and backend human resources administration, we're here to support all things human resources!  


We offer State Approved adult-use training as a Responsible Vendor Organization. We also offer cannabis related continuing education and corporate training.

Payroll Administration

Let’s face it, paying employees in and around the Adult Use industry is a nightmare, but we specialize in 420 friendly payroll administration.


Illinois Equity Staffing can consult with your team to ensure that you remain compliant within the terms of social equity status as well as Illinois human resources laws. This includes customized reports for state annual reports due March 1st every year.

Employee Benefits

Illinois Equity Staffing makes a range of benefit plans available for your employees and their families to evaluate, compare, and choose online or from a mobile device in minutes. Remember, benefits and company culture is how you stand out as an employer!

Our Commitment

IES is committed to seeing everyone in Illinois benefit from Bill 1438 and making Illinois the most successful Adult-Use Cannabis market yet. We’re committed social equity across the board, not only for employees, but for business owners, entrepreneurs, freelancers investors, and ancillary businesses. We want to see businesses thrive in the cannabis and hemp industry and we’re here to help! If you’d like to see how we can help you, contact us here.

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"I just wanted to saw thank you for providing all of the information you did aside from the expected course requirements. I was able to secure a position as a Patient Counselor at Windy City Cannabis in Homewood."

Charle Williams

Governor's State University

I've been work with Giles for years....  he's creative, hard-working, and a problem solver...  he makes things work!

Nicole Wheatly

Steps Inc Consultants

Lynette Johnson came and did our corporate training and she was absolutley amazing. Very Articulate!  Amazing!

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