Winners on the field + off—see who else is scoring touchdowns in Birmingham business

Birmingham, when can we see sun again? Photo via Jacob Blakenship for Bham Now

The Band once said, “There’s winners and there’s losers, and I’m South of the line.” As a proud UA alumna, I’m glad I’m very far North of the line. Still riding high from last night’s National Championship win? Check out these places to grab your gear and rep the feat for months to come.

I’m not into football, tell me something else

🌟 The Consumer Technology Association’s all-virtual CES 2021, one of the world’s largest and most influential consumer technology events, kicked off virtually this week and runs through January 14. Why should you care? Birmingham has skin the game. The Alabama Start-up Pavilion booth will feature local and statewide startups like Linq and Mixtroz.

🌟 Vaccines, vaccines and, oh yeah, more vaccines. According to data collected by Bloomberg, as of January 11, 2021, 57,000 Alabamians received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. One of them is my dad—hi Dad! See what the next steps are for administration in Alabama.

🌟 One of the most highly anticipated movies of 2021, Malcolm & Marie, *finally* released a trailer and the internet is freaking.out. Directed by the creator of Euphoria, and starring Zendaya (😍) and John David Washington, (😍) I think it’s safe to say we can cancel award show season and give this film allllll the Oscars. It will premier through Netflix, but hopefully, we can catch the indie film on the big screen at Sidewalk Film Center.


Hot Jobs 🔥

Hiring? Post your job. Looking? See listings.

We’ve got some hot jobs below, but this one is SCORCHING. 🌶  We’re looking for a multimedia content producer who knows a thing or three about the digital world, has a Reality Steve-like passion for being in-the-know before anyone actually knows and ❤️s all things local Birmingham. Did we just describe you? Apply to work with us.

Dietary Aide @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Staff Nurse BH Lakeshore @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Advanced Nurse Clinician Spina Bifida Clinic @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Renal Dialysis Nurse Specialist @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Sponsored by: Children’s of Alabama


In Home Sales Expert @
AT&T. Apply.

Inside Sales Specialist @ SIMON Markets LLC. Apply

Furniture Maker @ Alabama Sawyer. 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

Senior Accountant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Corporate Accountant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply.

Sponsored by: EBSCO Industries


Featured Job 🌟

Summer 2021 Internship@ SIMON Markets LLC. Apply
Who’s hiring? SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company.
What will I do? Head to the Big Apple! This internship is a 10-week full-time program in New York City. As an intern with the distribution team, you will work side-by-side with the team responsible for raising awareness of the platform.
What do I need? Rising Junior, Rising Senior, or Master’s Student, proficiency in Microsoft Office and strong analytical skills.


What’s pulling rank in the business world?

Life’s most persistent and urgent question 👇

What are you doing for others? That’s what Martin Luther King Jr. challenged us to think about and it’s what United Way Hands On is giving us an opportunity to act on. Volunteer during MLK Day of Service and turn your day off into a day of caring for different communities in Birmingham. Sponsored by United Way of Central Alabama

Make a pit stop for these pitmasters 🍖

Beef. It’s what’s for dinner. Or it should be after learning Birmingham BBQ is kickin’ Boston butt! Two local joints were featured in a national travel publication as legendary spots to stop during a road trip. Talk about a smokeshow. 🔥

Why don’t you just meet me in the middle?

We’re losing our minds, just a little 🎶 over MORE mixed-use development news. Builders are eyeing six acres of land in the middle of Grants Mill Road and Cahaba Valley for a big 👀 project. See what other developments are in the works for Birmingham

Which came first, the vegan or the egg? 🍳

It’s time to shell out those dollars for this Veganuary pop-up dinner event on January 13. Tropicaleo is the first Alabama restaurant to partner with Zero Egg–an organization bringing delicious and nutritious egg-free meals to cities across the U.S. We might whisk it and say this event will prove all it’s cracked up to be. 

I want to ride my bicycle

Queen really spoke the truth when they famously said, “Bicycle, bicycle, bicycle.” We can only assume they were lobbying for the contract that would give Green Springs Highway a facelift and make roads safer for bicyclists and pedestrians

Putting cats everywhere out of work 🍞

Kittens aren’t the only ones makin’ biscuits every day. These local businesses are buttering up bagels, bread and all other types of carbs Victoria’s Secret models never touch. More for us!


Bring on the business events


Weekly COVID SAFE Network Meeting presented by iRefer N.O.W. Business Networking
Date: Tuesday, January 12
Time: 8-9:30AM
Price: Free
Register

Redstone Toastmasters Club Meeting presented by Redstone Toastmasters
Date: Tuesday, January 12
Time: 6-7:40PM
Price: Free
Register

BWIT – What You Need to Know About Cloud Computing presented by the Birmingham Women in Technology
Date: Wednesday, January 13
Time: 12-1PM
Price: Free
Register


Breakfast Club presented by TechBirmingham
Date: Thursday, January 14
Time: 8-9AM
Price: Free
Register

Open Maker Hours presented by Red Mountain Makers
Date: Thursday, January 14
Time: 6:45-9PM
Price: Free
Register

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