UAB opens temporary jobs to help administer the vaccine + more local biz news

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The sun is out, the weather is cool and Birmingham business is exploding with news. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

When I found out today was National Cat Herders Day my mind instantly filled with the literal imagery of what that looks like. But in reality, it’s a lot less cute and not as fun. Sometimes our jobs can be like trying to wrangle a barrel of kittens, but that’s why we’re here to help. Find out the latest and greatest in Birmingham business news, events and jobs.

*To the tune of that one song from Rent* 40,950 doses 🎶

Christmas came early. Alabama’s initial allocation of 40,950 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is currently arriving in the state. This means healthcare workers are preparing and UAB needs help in administering the vaccines—take a look at tons of temporary jobs available. Want to thank our brave frontline workers? The pandemic isn’t over yet. Continue social distancing, wearing a mask and following CDC guidelines. 

Hiring? Post your job. Looking? See listings.

Hot Jobs 🔥

Do you have leadership experience? Excel in wearing the colors orange and blue? Have a Joe Exotic-level fondness for tigers? Auburn is looking for a new head football coach and your resume could be a touchdown. 

RN – Pandemic Surge Staffing @ UAB. Apply.

RN – Clinic Nurse – COVID Vaccine Administration @ UAB. Apply.

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse – COVID Vaccine Administration @ UAB. Apply.

Patient Encounter Representative – COVID Vaccine Registration @ UAB. Apply.

Patient Encounter Representative – COVID Vaccine Scheduling @ UAB. Apply.

In Home Sales Expert @ AT&T. Apply.

Platform Specialist @ SIMON Markets LLC. Apply

AmeriCorps Members for St. Clair County @ YWCA. Apply

Sponsored by YWCA

Senior Manager, Infrastructure Engineering 1 @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Residential Construction Project Manager @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Software Engineer @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Sponsored by EBSCO Industries

Featured Job 🌟

Furniture Maker @ Alabama Sawyer. Apply
Who’s hiring?  Alabama Sawyer is a local furniture maker who mills all their lumber from the urban forest right here in Birmingham, Alabama. 
What will I do? Can we build it? Yes, Alabama Sawyer can and you could too. If you’re ready to make beautiful and interesting pieces consider building out your resume and apply for this job. 
What do I need? Professional experience in the production of cabinets, furniture or wood products, related experience in manufacturing or construction and knowledge of wood and wood finishing.

What’s pulling rank in the business world?

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Things are heating up as Birmingham restaurants find ways to seat guests outside without suffering from chilling temps. Where have you seen heated patios around the city?

You butter believe it 🥜 

Whether you’re a fan of crunchy or smooth, one thing we can all agree on is this national peanut butter brand’s expansion to Troy, AL is good news. Time to go nuts, because Golden Boy Foods is bringing more jobs to the area

Turns out the Village People were on to something 

It is fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A. At least if you’re going to YMCA Camp Cosby. Learn what camp was like last summer and how it’ll look in 2021 for potential attendees. Sponsored by WATTS Realty Company

Genetic gene-uses 🥼 

For this startup, it’s all the genes. Huntsville-based Acclinate Genetics is relocating to Birmingham to help biopharmaceutical companies and contract organizations increase the representation and diversity of their genomic research and clinical trials. 

Gotta catch ‘e(mall)

In Birmingham’s own version of Pokemon to see who can catch the most mixed-use developments, the latest duo to team up is Arlington Properties and Colliers International | Alabama. The local companies have big plans to redo Brookwood Village mall and develop it into, you guessed it, a mixed-use project

Queen of the screen ♕

Anya Taylor Joy might rule the screen, but Birmingham businesses are cashing in on the green. Chess sales are up after Netflix aired its smash mini-series The Queen’s Gambit. We found which local stores are selling sets (impeccable fashion sense and the ability to pull off a chin-length bob not included).

This feels fishy…👀

It doesn’t take a brain sturgeon 😉 to figure this one out, but it does involve some conservationists. Alabama’s oldest fish species are on the brink of extinction and we need to save these prehistoric predators. Here’s why it’s important and how you can help. Sponsored by EBSCO Industries

Stop, collaborate and transition

If there was a problem, the pros at Williams Blackstock Architects will solve it. At least when it comes to how future collaborative office spaces might look in a post-COVID world. Sponsored by Williams Blackstock Architects

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Date: Tuesday, December 15
Time: 7-9PM
Price: Free

Virtual Breakfast Club presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Thursday, December 17
Time: 8-9AM
Price: Free

Resume Coaching: Lunch Break presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Thursday, December 17
Time: 11:00AM-1PM
Price: Free

So You Want to Start a Business presented by MaineAttraktions
Date: Thursday, December 17
Time: 7-8:30PM
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Date: Friday, December 18
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