From mask mandates to local makers, here’s what you missed in Birmingham biz news

Happy Tuesday, Birmingham! Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The statewide mask mandate drops on April 9, but even our youngest advocates are asking for Birmingham to implement its own.  The fight isn’t over yet, Birmingham. However, with everyone aged 16+ in the state now eligible to receive a vaccine, we’re getting closer. While we wait for the pandemic to be a thing only found in history books, see what’s happening in the present-day biz world.

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Before you dive in:
🌟 Summer is fast approaching and for anyone in school above the age of 16 that means #internshipszn. Luckily, we have some great opportunities in town—including one from Jefferson County.

🌟  Middle school can be tough, but this casting call for an energetic 11 to 15 year old might make up for it. Apply to be STREAM’s next star.

🌟 Happy National Library Week! We love our local libraries and not to play favorites, but I would personally be lost with Homewood’s—which I rent from about three times a month. 
Hiring? Post your job. Looking? See listings.

Hot Jobs 🔥

Bham Now Social Media Manager @ Bham Now. Apply.

Bham Now Content Producer @ Bham Now. Apply.

Customer Success Manager @ Babypalooza. Apply.

Customer Advocate- Implementation Specialist @ Immediate Solutions Inc. Apply.

Financial Relationship Consultant
@ Regions Bank. Apply.

Sponsored by Regions Bank

Content Writer @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Program Specialist, Area Agency on Aging Jefferson County @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Facilities Maintenance Manager @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Investment Accountant @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Director, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Quality Improvement Coordinator @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Assistant Director, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Priority Veteran Health Care Navigator @ United Way of Central Alabama. Apply.

Sponsored by United Way of Central Alabama

Educator Diabetes @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Staff Nurse Float Pool @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Desktop Support Specialist III @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

MRI Technologist @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Registered Respiratory Therapist – NICU @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Medical Technologist – Blood Bank @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Sr Financial Systems Analyst @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Performance Improvement Engineer @ Children’s Hospital. Apply.

Sponsored by Children’s Hospital

Nurse Practioner @ TrustCare. Apply.

RN @ TrustCare. Apply.

LPN @ TrustCare. Apply.

Certified Medical Assistant @ TrustCare. Apply.

Radiologic Technologist @ TrustCare. Apply.

Sponsored by TrustCare

YWCA Central Alabama Seeking AmeriCorps Members for St. Clair County @ YWCA. Apply.

Sponsored by YWCA

CNC Operator @ Alabama Sawyer. Apply

Operations Assistant for Therapeutic Horseback Riding @ TheRed Barn. Apply

Spectrum Field Technician @ Charter Spectrum. Apply.

PT Business & Personnel Manager @ CENTERS LLC at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Apply.

Warehouse Associate @ HGH Hardware Supply, Inc. Apply.

All Positions @ Half Shell Lakeview. Apply.

WordPress Developer/Web Developer @ Keep IT Simple. Apply

Product Owner @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

SQL Developer @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Benefits Consultant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Senior Accountant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply.

Online Marketing Manager @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

Sponsored by EBSCO Industries

Director of Teaching and Learning @ Legacy Prep. Apply.

Learning Specialists (Math/Literacy) @ Legacy Prep. Apply.

K-4th Grade Lead Teachers @ Legacy Prep. Apply.

Sponsored by Legacy Prep

What’s pulling rank in the business world?

Hit the switch 👨‍💻

To shine light on a new vision for Birmingham. The Switch Trail has the potential to become the city’s next tech mecca and we caught up with one of the businesses behind the innovation to learn more. Sponsored by Williams Blackstock Architects

Well your left hand’s free 🧼

And your right’s in a grip 🎶 holding some all-natural soap. Left Hand Soap Company is moving to Pepper Place and we’ve got even more news fresher than their products—see what else is opening in Birmingham.

Are you kidding me? 🐐🧘‍♀️

Goat yoga is back in Birmingham, along with five other ways to go with the flow

Let’s dish 🍕

Not all pizza is created equal. While we can’t compete with Chicago on the number of sculptures shaped like legumes in our city, we do give them a run for their money when it comes to deep dish pizza.

Another one fights the dust 🧹

Love is in the air and so are pollen, dust and million things on your to-do list for the new season. Let the professionals check a box for you when you hire a local company to take care of your spring cleaning

It takes a village

Or three, in Mountain Brook’s case. The Alabama House of Reps passed legislation establishing Mountain Brook Village, English Village and Crestline Village as entertainment districts.

We hope you like dried fruits 💕

Because you’re about to have a ton of dates using Birmingham’s latest relationship app. Call off the paranormal investigators—Set Me Up is free of ghosting, too. Learn how the app is revolutionizing dating by using modern methods to make dating old-fashioned again. Sponsored by AMD

Plant yourself right here 🌱

And grow interest for these local startups. From an app that’ll close your bar tab to a lifestyle magazine, learn more about the 5 Seed Stage finalists competing for $50K in Alabama Launchpad’s first finale event of the year. Sponsored by Alabama Launchpad

ABBA said it best 💰

Money, money, money—it’s on our minds all the time. United Way of Central Alabama can help ease the stress of financial burdens with workshops and other resources. Sponsored by United Way of Central Alabama

Bring on the Business Events

Open Maker Hours, presented by Red Mountain Makers
Date: Tuesday, April 6
Time: 6:45-9PM
Price: Free

Adaptive Systems with Chris Keathley presented by Birmingham Elixir
Date: Tuesday, April 6
Time: 7-9PM
Price: Free

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

The 21st Century Business Forum featuring Nick Saban 
Date: Wednesday, April 14
Time: 11AM
Price: Free

Discuss Information Security presented by HUNTSec
Date: Friday, April 8
Time: 5:30-7:30PM
Price: Free

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