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We’re HIRING –stop by for OPEN INTERVIEWS on Friday, July 1 from 12-2pm! Or apply via Indeed.com!
JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for sharp, motivated individuals who will be central to our family-owned business. Our loan clerks must be customer-service oriented and able to think fast on their feet. They will process pawn loans, evaluate jewelry and other items for purchase, and otherwise provide a world-class experience to everyone that they encounter.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
-Candidates must possess math skills, and be able to learn jewelry evaluation.
-Applicants should have a proven ability to work with a high level of flexibility while consistently demonstrating sound judgment, accuracy, and attention to detail.
-The position requires a well-organized, self-motivated individual who is able to multitask and analyze information in a fast paced environment.
-Excellent customer service and communication skills
-All serious candidates will be subject to a background check.
Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Two years customer service or retail experience
We offer a benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K, and profit sharing.
Job Type: Full-time
High school or equivalent
Customer Service: 2 years
Cash Handling: 2 years
Submit YOUR resume today!
We’re growing! American Jewelry and Loan Hazel Park is now open, celebrating with a Ribbon Cutting celebration on Tuesday, June 21st. Hosted by the Chamber or Commerce, we welcomed other business owners, council members, and others to our newest store location.
Pawn shop proprietors Les and Seth Gold from the reality series “Hardcore Pawn” visit TODAY with tips on how to uncover the hidden treasures that may be gathering dust in your attic (like a vintage saxophone they’ve brought along, worth a cool $10,000).
Les Gold traveled to New York to stop by the Mornings with Maria show and talk about why pawnshops are an indicator of the state of the economy.
We get tons of questions from customers who are looking for the perfect gift, especially now when so many are shopping for Dads and Grads! A quality timepiece makes a memorable and meaningful gift that can mark a special occasion. But where to start? Seth offers insights and expertise on everything from fitness trackers to pocket watches:
Think the fact he died is gonna make your collection worth a fortune??? Think again.
We spoke to “Hardcore Pawn” star Seth Gold — who runs some of the most famous pawn shops in the county — and he says his stores have been bombarded with Ali stuff in the wake of his death.
Gold says everyone thinks their Ali stuff has rocketed in value — and they’re asking for insanely high prices.
Ali stuff is highly valued already — and there is a higher demand — but Gold says his death won’t double, triple or quadruple the prices on things like autographs, pictures, etc.
Read more at TMZ.com.
[via The New York Times] HONG KONG — In a packed bidding room last Monday, Christie’s Hong Kong hosted its 30th-anniversary auction. The tightly curated catalog featured 30 lots, each chosen for its desirability and origin in categories such as fine art, ancient ceramics, jewelry, watches and rare wines.
One of the auction’s stars was a 12-inch Hermès Birkin matte Himalayan crocodile handbag, with white-gold hardware set with 245 F-color diamonds weighing close to 10 carats. With a presale estimate of $190,000 to $260,000, it was billed as “the most valuable handbag in the world.”
Read the full story at nytimes.com.
So it may be no surprise that there’s a place for the owners of Detroit’s largest pawn store at the Grand Hotel.
Business expansion, legislative debate, and employee retention are all top of mind for Detroit’s regional leaders as they gather for the annual conference sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber.
And, I learned today, that those are the same issues that brought Les Gold and Seth Gold to the island.