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Kickin’ off the week with some great weather and even better business news. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Got those mid-November/daylight savings time blues? It won’t be hard to turn that frown upside down after reading all about what good news is in-store for the Birmingham business scene. 

If it’s not on your mind, it should be👇

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In Home Sales Expert @ AT&T. Apply. 
Who’s hiring? AT&T
What will I do? Be the face and voice of the brand. You’ll introduce residential customers to AT&T’s award-winning TV and Broadband in conjunction with their service installers. Using your wide range of knowledge, you’ll be responsible for selling state of the art technology and elevating the customer experience.
What do I need? Previous sales experience, the ability to pass MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) and a valid driver’s license.


What’s pulling rank in the business world?

Pssstdid you know we got a never-before-seen look inside the new Buc-ee’s?

You can’t handle the tooth! 🦷

Keeping those pearly whites in tip-top shape does more good than elevate your selfie game. 📱 Practicing proper oral hygiene ensures the rest of your body stays healthy too and helps prevent issues like heart disease. We reached out to an expert from StoneCreek Dental Care to see why it’s time to book that 6 month appointment.

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This news is un-bowl-leavable 🍎

Out with the old in with the chew. The owners behind my favorite sandwich shop, brick&tin, are bringing us bowl. The new food concept in downtown Birmingham will offer healthy, locally sourced options. Just as the name suggests, bowl. will serve eight different bowls, ranging from build-your-own to vegan options. 


Swing and a mix 🍻🛴🚲 

Beer, bikes and business. Those are three things moving into M2, the mixed-use expansion project from MAKEbhm.   


The 500 hats of Justin W. Carter  🎩

No, it’s not a Dr. Seuss book. Justin W. Carter wears the hats of a former gymnast, cheerleader and bull rider. His latest accessory, however, is Assistant Professor at UNA’s College of Business. We learned how his real-world experience is helping students excel.

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Get ready to book it 📗

Straight to your computer, so you can order a new book co-written by Art Carden, Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World. Why? Art is a Samford Brock School of Business professor of economics and his recent book has topped Amazon charts for new releases in November.


You’ll never take marble for granite again 🙌

Especially not Alabama marble. Some of the finest marble in the world is mined in our own back yards by Alabama Marble Mineral & Mining Co. (AM3 Stone). It doesn’t always stick around, though. You can find Alabama marble in iconic locations like the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Discover even more marble-ous facts.

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Money moves 💸

Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group recently announced its plans to acquire the U.S. operations of BBVA. This is big news for a lot of reasons, including the fact that the $11.6B deal is the second-largest U.S. banking acquisition since the 2008 financial crisis. Full story.


A FREE roof??

Safety and security start with a roof over your head. So we’re shouting from the rooftops that Cardinal Roofing is accepting nominations for homeowners living in their service area who are in need of a new roof, but can’t afford one. 

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Bring on the business events

TechTuesday – What Keeps You Up at Night? CIO/CTO Panel presented by Regions Bank
Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 12:00-1PM
Price: Tech BirminghamMembersFree, Guests $10
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BWIT – Small Group Empowerment: Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome presented by Birmingham Women In Tech
Date: Wednesday, November 18
Time: 4:30-5:30PM
Price: Free
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Virtual Breakfast Club presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 8-9AM
Price: Free
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Hands-on Lab – Building and Deploying .NET in AWS presented by BHM AWS
Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 12-1:30PM
Price: Free
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React Lunch & Learn: Component Driven Development presented by Birmingham Area Software Enthusiasts
Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 12-1:00PM
Price: Free
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