Bagels, business, Birmingham—see what buzzy news you missed this week

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A new week means new news for Birmingham! Photo via Jacob Blakenship for Bham Now

Inauguration day is tomorrow and no matter where you lie on the political spectrum tensions are high across the country. We want to provide just a little reprieve from the world around you—even if it’s only for five minutes while you sip your morning coffee and read this newsletter. So sit back and be prepared to be wowed by all the amazing growth in this city from open jobs to new business.

Little Bites 

🌟  Think a baby rhino can’t be cute? Think again—this little guy’s birthday might help save an endangered species. He was the first Indian rhinoceros born at Poland’s Wroclaw Zoo in its 155-year history and provides hope for the species. 

🌟  Want to be a healthcare hero? UAB Nursing is hosting several virtual hiring events over the next few months, including one on January 21

🌟  Did you know we’re on the TikTok? Watch out Charli D’amelio, Bham Now is coming for your brand. See the city through our eyes when you check out the page.


Hot Jobs 🔥

Hiring? Post your job. Looking? See listings.

Looking for a suite job? The Valley Hotel, Homewood’s new luxury hotel, is hosting a Zach & Cody approved job fair. It will be held at Marriot Birmingham, 3590 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL 35243 on Friday January 22 from 9AM-4PM. Check out positions and apply here.

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


Summer 2021 Internship@ SIMON Markets LLC. Apply

Experienced Line Cook @ Bottega. Apply.

Account Executive @ Broadly. Apply.


Featured Job 🌟

Sales Development Representative @ Fleetio. Apply
Who’s hiring? Fleetio is a modern software platform that helps thousands of organizations around the world manage their fleet operations.
What will I do? Use creative outreach strategies to engage prospects and introduce them to Fleetio’s fleet management software. You will be a key component of Fleetio’s success by researching, qualifying and engaging with prospective customers through multiple channels and partnering with Account Executives to move them through the sales process.
What do I need? Natural conversationalist skills, a plus if you have experience with Salesforce, Outreach, ZoomInfo, Slack and Asana. 


What’s pulling rank in the business world?

An award fit for Don Draper 🏆

Think you’re on the “I’d like to buy the world a Coke” level of creative advertising or know someone that is? Nominations are open for this year’s virtual American Advertising Awards, but you better be quick because they close on January 29. Find all the deets about what’s hot on the advertising streetsSponsored by: American Advertising Federation Birmingham

Jazzing up the real estate game

This former Jazzercise teacher turned real estate agent recently chasséd over to ARC Realty’s Hoover office. After working in real estate for a hair under three decades, we asked Patti Schreiner why she chose ARC and her answers didn’t disappoint. Sponsored by ARC Realty

Forget money moves

The new term we’re using is Morris moves, because that area is jumpin’ with activity. Most recently, Birmingham’s Cobblestone Street That Could is preparing for a new neighbor to open its highly-anticipated mixed-use development, Mercantile on Morris.

A schmear campaign we can get behind 🥯 

Crestline Bagel Co. 🥯fficially re-opened at their Innovation Depot location and the news, like one of their bagel flavors, is everything. (Hole)d your horses, because there’s more where that came. Take a look at what else is opening and reopening in Birmingham.

Another one bites the crust 🍕

And another one does and another one does, another one bites the crust of 7 pizzas in Birmingham. Do you agree with the spots national publication Big 7 listed as the best places to grab a slice in the city or is it a toss-up?

Bottoms up 💉

When the great poets that comprise LMFAO said, “Shots shots shots shots shots, Shots, everybody” we felt that. Register for the party when you sign up to get your COVID-19 vaccine in Jefferson County. What did you think we were talking about? 


Bring on the business events


TechTuesday presented by TechBirmingham
Date: Tuesday, January 19
Time: 12-1PM
Price: Free
Register

Todd Miranda – MFA in .NET presented by Birmingham .NET Meetup
Date: Tuesday, January 19
Time: 7-9PM
Price: Free
Register


Thinkful Webinar | A Day In the Life: Data Scientist presented by Thinkful Birmingham
Date: Wednesday, January 20
Time: 8-9:30AM
Price: Free
Register

Cyber Threat Thursday presented by TechBirmingham
Date: Thursday, January 21
Time: 12-1PM
Price: Free
Register

Open Maker Hours presented by Red Mountain Makers
Date: Thursday, January 21
Time: 6:45-9PM
Price: Free
Register

Let’s Talk: 2021 goals & 2020 wins presented by Birmingham Black Techies
Date: Thursday, January 21
Time: 6-7PM
Price: Free
Register

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