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One look at a Birmingham sunset and you’ll believe in the nickname “The Magic City.” Photo via Capturing Corvin on Facebook

We’ve got business news, open jobs and lots of tech for you, Birmingham. Aren’t you thrilled you opened this newsletter? Let’s jump on in.

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Business Events

Attention hiring managers

Wowed by the tech talent at Innovate Birmingham? Now’s the perfect opportunity to hire candidates and alumni from this grant-funded training program during their first-ever Hired From Home Virtual Job Fair. That’s sure to boost your business game.

  • Date: Thursday, June 25
  • Time: 9:30AM-Noon
  • Price: FREE
  • Register

Code life, best life

Living that code life? Check out Bruce Tate in Birmingham Elixir’s virtual event LiveCoding with LiveView. You’ll discover just how to build highly scalable Elixir apps without JavaScript.

  • Date: Tuesday, June 23
  • Time: 6-7:30PM
  • Price: FREE
  • RSVP

It’s all about that AI

Want the low-down on artificial intelligence (AI)? Then join TechBirmingham partner NCWIT for this weeks Womxn in Tech session. You’ll gain insight from experts VasanthRamanathan,Harini SankaranAnshul Kala, and Madhuparna Bhowmick.

  • Date: Friday, June 26
  • Time: Noon-1PM
  • Price: FREE
  • Register

Gettin’ Down to Business

FedEx reels in more jobs

Birmingham could have a brand new FedEx distribution facility. Photo via FedEx on Facebook

The delivery service company FedEx has their eyes on a new $40.6M development on Lakeshore Parkway in Bessemer. Dubbed Project Fish, the plan could lead to the addition of 27 full-time and 197 part-time employees. Learn more.

Further your education

Students on their way to last year’s commencement ceremony. Photo via the University of Montevallo on Facebook

If you’re considering attaining an MBA, you may want to consider the University of Montevallo. Here are three reasons why. (Psst! Reasons #1—they’re deemed to have one of the best MBA programs in the state of Alabama.)

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What a launch

Birmingham, Alabama Launchpad
The MOXIE IoT team standing next to their check for $100,000 in early stage seed funding from Alabama Launchpad. Photo via Alabama Launchpad

 June 11 marked EDPA’s Virtual Alabama Launchpad Finale. And, after an intense competition between seven Alabama startups, two Birmingham businesses came out on top—MOXIE IoT and Field Culture Compost. Full story. Are you an entrepreneur looking to help reignite hope and innovation in Alabama? Enter Reignite Alabama’s upcoming Alabama Launchpad Response Pitch Competition. Applications are open now through July 16. Learn more and apply now.

From baseball to CEO

Birmingham Business Alliance has named its new president and CEO. Say hello to Kenneth E. Coleman—former Birmingham Baron and longtime executive with Southern Company. Check it out.

Hot Jobs

Platform Specialist @ SIMON Markets LLC. Apply.

E-Commerce Admin and Fulfillment @ Alabama Sawyer. Apply

Warehouse Worker @ Hinkle Metals and Supply. Apply.

Youth Development AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply.

Pell City Shelter AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply.

Homelessness Prevention AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply. 

Family Resource Center AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply. 

Educational Support AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply. 

Domestic Violence Support AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply. 

DMC Center for Civic Life @ YWCA. Apply. 

AmeriCorps After School Enrichment Program Specialists @ YWCA. Apply.

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Customer Service Representative I @ AT&T. Apply.

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Birmingham, AT&T

Tax Accountant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply.

Software Engineer @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Sr. Software Engineer @ EBSCO Industries. Apply.

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