13 episodes

Meet Troy and Bart, two people who love to talk about everything involving work. This is a new weekly podcast showcasing leading influencers, HR professionals, corporate leaders, and other guests who can give us some insight on our daily eight hour grind.

New episodes Tuesdays at 12pm EST for your listening education and enjoyment.

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Meet Troy and Bart, two people who love to talk about everything involving work. This is a new weekly podcast showcasing leading influencers, HR professionals, corporate leaders, and other guests who can give us some insight on our daily eight hour grind.

New episodes Tuesdays at 12pm EST for your listening education and enjoyment.

    Episode 12: Talent Acquisition: Simplifying the Hiring Process in the Midst of the Great Resignation

    Episode 12: Talent Acquisition: Simplifying the Hiring Process in the Midst of the Great Resignation

    We’ve all seen the recent challenges in the world of attracting, #hiring, and retaining the top #talent, and whether you are the talent or the talent-seeker, we can agree this process has its difficulties. How can #employers attract and keep the best in the business? Also, what can job seekers be doing to leverage their advantageous skills to reach their career goals? In this episode, our host, Troy Vermillion, sits down with Corrine Ishio, Head of Global Talent Acquisition at AttackIQ as well as the CEO & Founder of My Working Soul. We discuss the value of human connection, creating a strong employee value proposition, and why making time to check-in and addressing mental health in the workplace may be the most important work you do. #dailygrind
     
    📑 How to avoid self-inflicted burnout
    📑 The necessity of creating a competitive employee value proposition
    📑 Increased efficiency may be hiding behind a short break
    Listen to the #EightHourGrind on your favorite streaming platform: https://lnkd.in/dSHgn3AQ

    • 50 min
    Episode 11: Business Lessons Learned from CrossFit - Finding Success Through Hard Work, Discipline, & Failure

    Episode 11: Business Lessons Learned from CrossFit - Finding Success Through Hard Work, Discipline, & Failure

     A special Thanksgiving bonus episode! Whether in athletics or business, topics like risk, maximizing talent, and understanding your strengths and weaknesses are pivotal for growth. How do lessons learned from athletics translate to real-world business decisions? In this episode, our host Troy Vermillion sits down with Jacob Heppner, a 5x CrossFit Games athlete and entrepreneur. As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we also get to discuss community, loving on people, and fellowship, and how to prioritize these in your own life.
     📑 The transition phase: knowing when to step into something new
    📑 The value of welcoming new challenges
    📑 What drives you, and how to use it to make the most of your talents
    Listen to the #EightHourGrind on your favorite streaming platform: https://lnkd.in/dSHgn3AQ

    • 48 min
    Episode 10: Building a Winning Company Culture: Keys to Talent Acquisition, Inclusion, & Finding Purpose in Work

    Episode 10: Building a Winning Company Culture: Keys to Talent Acquisition, Inclusion, & Finding Purpose in Work

    The power dynamic in the job hiring process has seen a shift as the supply of qualified candidates is not keeping up with demand. What can organizations be doing to differentiate themselves and truly entice and engage talent? On the flip side, what questions should candidates be asking to find the best fit? In this episode, our host Troy Vermillion sits down with Anessa Fike, a thought leader in HR and talent acquisition and the CEO & founder of Fike & Co. We will discuss what it looks like to create a ready and welcoming company culture, what it actually means to invest in diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity, and navigating the disconnects between generations in the workplace.
    Listen to the Eight Hour Grind  on your favorite streaming platform: https://lnkd.in/dSHgn3AQ

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 9: Zone of Genius: Leveraging Your Strengths and & Finding Your Niche to Succeed in a Remote Work World

    Episode 9: Zone of Genius: Leveraging Your Strengths and & Finding Your Niche to Succeed in a Remote Work World

    As we navigate into the post-pandemic world, one thing is for sure - remote work is here to stay. Do you want to work for or build a business based in flexibility, travel, and leveraging your strengths? In this episode our host Troy Vermillion sits down with Yaro Starak, an entrepreneur, blogger, podcast host, and world traveler, to discuss the zone of genius, what it means to be a digital nomad, and how to select the right business model to reach your goals.

    Listen to the Eight Hour Grind  on your favorite streaming platform: https://lnkd.in/dSHgn3AQ

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 8: Ai, Data Analytics, & Automation: Making Sense of The New Financial World

    Episode 8: Ai, Data Analytics, & Automation: Making Sense of The New Financial World

    With the advancements in data analytics and Ai, the world of finance is undergoing digital transformation. What will the future of data look like, and what effect will it have for you and your organization? In Episode 8 of the Eight Hour Grind, our host Troy Vermillion sits down with Glenn Hopper, an author and CFO, to discuss how the sharing of data leads to the crowdsourcing of ideas, how effectively using data to forecast leads to better organizational decisions, and the importance of finding a work-life balance.
    In this episode we cover:
    📑 The future of digital transformation in finance and where we could be in a decade
    📑 Using data to predict, benchmark, and drive better decision-making
    📑 Creating a personal brand that works for you


    Listen to the Eight Hour Grind  on your favorite streaming platform: https://lnkd.in/dSHgn3AQ

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 7: Capitalize on Your Personal Brand: Job Hunting and Hiring Strategies That Actually Work

    Episode 7: Capitalize on Your Personal Brand: Job Hunting and Hiring Strategies That Actually Work

    The skills needed to perform a job and the skills needed to obtain that same job are often very different. What should employers and job hunters be asking about and looking for in the “game” we call the job interview process? In Episode 7 of the Eight Hour Grind, Jeff Altman, podcast host and career coach, sits down with our host, Troy Vermillion, to discuss the evolution of the job hiring process, a better way to hire, and how to “cut the line” by capitalizing on your personal brand.

    📑 Creating a personal brand that works for you
    📑 Interview questions: which ones work, and which ones don’t
    📑 Evolution of the job hiring process, and where it leaves us today
    Listen to the Eight Hour Grind on your favorite streaming platform: https://lnkd.in/dSHgn3AQ

    • 40 min

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lilkimie7 ,

Informative

Informative in such a way that is pleasing to listen too. Knowledgeable and funny at the same time! Amazing podcast.

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Great info!

Really enjoying listening to The Eight Hour Grind. Very informative and helpful without being boring. Everyone can learn something from these!

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