When someone tells me to “look on the bright side,” all I can think about is covering that suggestion in some major shade. But, amidst the chaos, there are some things to smile about this Tuesday. Keep reading for for what’s hot 🔥 in the Ham regarding business news, events and jobs.
⭐️ The drugmaker Pfizer recently announced that early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested the vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing the disease. It’s only a start, but a start nonetheless.
⭐️ There are less than two months left in 2020. And, while we know as soon as the clock turns to midnight on December 31 it won’t magically be a world full of peace, it does mean we’ve all made it through the most unpredictable year together.
⭐️Liquid Christmas is back on tap at Trim Tab with their cult-favorite beer, Imperial Holiday Now. Grab yours and cheers that beer isn’t canceled. 🍻
20 Hot Jobs 🔥
Hold on for deer 😉 life, the holidays are about to hit. If you’re looking for work to pick up a little extra cash for the holidays, Birmingham is hiring. Discover seasonal and permanent opportunities.
Customer Success Associate @ Prepaid2Cash. Apply.
Utility Tech/Dishwasher @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply.
Companion @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply.
Server @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply.
Resident Assistant @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply.
Cook @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply.
AmeriCorps Members for St. Clair County @ YWCA. Apply.
AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. 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.
After School Enrichment Program Specialists @ YWCA. Apply.
Domestic Violence Support Americorps Members. @ YWCA. Apply.
DMC Center for Civic Life @ YWCA. Apply.
Tax Accountant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply.
Featured Job 🌟
Platform Specialist @ SIMON Markets LLC. Apply.
Who’s hiring? SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company.The company provides a platform for financial advisers with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools and advanced post-trade analysis.
What will I do? Platform Specialists are responsible for being experts on the SIMON platform and raising awareness of SIMON to their retail financial advisor networks.
What do I need? Bachelor’s degree, 1-2 years of sales experience, Series 7, 63 certifications and state insurance license required within the first 3-4 months of employment and proficiency in Outlook, Excel and Salesforce.com.
What’s pulling rank in the business world?
Sleigh whaaaat? 🎄
No lump of coal in Birmingham’s stocking this year—local businesses are giving back during the Junior League of Birmingham’s Market Noel virtual event. There’s even more excitement than ever, because Birmingham companies are participating in exciting virtual events and giveaways. Tickets also include access to shop from over 50 nationwide vendors from Tuesday, November 17 through Sunday, November 22 (but, you could get early access on the 16, here’s how). 100% of the proceeds from each ticket goes toward supporting the 40 community projects led by the Junior League of Birmingham.
Get wheely excited 🚗
Mobis US Alabama LLC is parking in a new place. The auto supplier plans to open their second facility in the state at the Jefferson County Metropolitan Industrial Park in McCalla. Rev up that resume, because the expansion means the company is adding 120 new jobs.
Always th-air for you
Did you know November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month? Birmingham has some of the most advanced technologies in the world when it comes to lung cancer diagnosis. Even better news, treatment options are only moving forward. We caught up with a local expert from Princeton Baptist, one of only four thoracic surgeons in the state of Alabama, to hear how his team is helping advance technology.
News that packs a punch 👊
Wake up at Birmingham’s newest pop-up. ☕️ Punch Love Coffee is setting up shop from 7AM-3PM at Makebhm, next to Big Spoon Creamery. While they may be mobile now, the location is the site of their future brick-and-mortar cafe. 7 more openings in Birmingham.
Dust off that welcome mat 🏠
And pack up those “Live, Laugh, Love” signs, 2020 is the time to think about selling your home. It’s been a record-breaking year for the local market and we analyzed what that means for homeowners and those seeking to own alike.
Put ‘er there, partner
United Way and Truist Bank have teamed up to help you stay on your feet when you’re having trouble making ends meet. Life is tough, see how this team is lending a hand through United Way’s financial stability program, with initiatives supported by Truist.
Bring on the business events
Steps to Achieve Compliance with CMMC presented by Jamie Miller with Mission Multiplier
Date: Tuesday, November 10
How to Use YouTube to Grow Your Business presented by Alabama SBDC
Date: Tuesday, November 10
How to Save and budget for the Holidays presented by Synovus
Date: Tuesday, November 10
Social Media Marketing Classes presented by First Impressions Marketing Group, LLC
Date: Wednesday, November 11
Virtual Breakfast Club presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Thursday, November 12