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.

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Good news for job seekers, business openings + free events

Get ready for good news in 3…2….1. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

When someone tells me to “look on the bright side,” all I can think about is covering that suggestion in some major shade. But, amidst the chaos, there are some things to smile about this Tuesday. Keep reading for for what’s hot 🔥 in the Ham regarding business news, events and jobs.

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Go vote! Then come back here for business events and news + open jobs

In case you haven’t heard it enough, get out there and vote Birmingham! Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

If I were elected president, my first 100 days would include declaring a national holiday for Bandit Pâtisserie’s almond croissants. There’s truly nothing a bite of one of those won’t fix, or at least alleviate, for a few blissful moments. However, there are many more urgent issues to consider when casting your vote today and other important Birmingham business news to be aware of, some of which does include croissants.

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Expansions, redevelopments + free business events this week in Birmingham

Who’s ready to tackle this week’s business news and events? Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Halloween is on Saturday—have you decided what profession you’ll dress up as? I’m thinking of going as “girl who turns off porch light at 7 and goes to bed by 8PM.” The good news is there are no pretend careers here, only real jobs and events to help bolster your professional life.

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Discover 25 opens jobs and 300+ more to come from an exciting expansion

To top this Tuesday off, just know it’s also International Sloth Day. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

If there’s one thing sloths know about work ethic, it’s when to take a rest. Don’t forget to stretch your legs this Tuesday while you browse through the week’s updated business news, events and open jobs.

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Pick up the phone, we’ve got business news + open jobs on the line

The day after Labor Day is officially declared Telephone Tuesday due to the influx of calls businesses receive after being closed for the three-day weekend. We’re here to help you through the chaos with a perfectly laid out business plan for the week, including open jobs and news you need to know.

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13 businesses + nonprofits offering internships in Birmingham

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Gaining experience through internships is a valuable and fun way to plan for the future. Photo via Unsplash.

Whether you’re looking to gain work experience in a particular setting or fulfill required credits before your graduation—we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to see what companies and organizations are offering internships in Birmingham.

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The Birmingham Promise—How the City of Birmingham and UAB are making college more accessible

UAB President Ray Watts and Mayor Randall Woodfin are helping forge the future of young students. Photo via Randall Woodfin’s Facebook.

Mayor Woodfin and the City of Birmingham emphasized the importance of investing in education with the Birmingham Promise. This trailblazing program introduces Birmingham City School students to unbelievable opportunities where they gain priceless work experience and encourages education beyond high school.

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Amazon in Bessemer is hiring. Here’s how to apply!

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The official groundbreaking at the site of the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Bessemer. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Raise your hand if you love Amazon as much as I do! 🙋🏾 The online retail giant is set to open its $325 million fulfillment center in Bessemer this March. The best news—they’re hiring.

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Earn while you learn: Innovate Birmingham to team up with Central Six AlabamaWorks for IT Apprenticeship Program. Apply by July 26!

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Innovate Birmingham candidates speaking at a past Demo Day. Photo Submitted

Innovate Birmingham and Central Six AlabamaWorks are joining forces to get Birmingham working—specifically in tech. This fall, Central Six AlabamaWorks will launch their approximately 17 month long Information Technology Apprenticeship Program. And with the help of Innovate Birmingham, they’re getting local tech talent in the field, earning while they learn and on their way to a career in software development.

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