Effective January 17, 2022, the Certified Collectibles Group (CCG), one of the largest private employers in the Sarasota-Manatee area, is instituting a minimum wage of $15 per hour for all entry-level employees, including full-time, part-time employees. full-time employees and interns.
CCG’s new hourly minimum wage is more than double the federal minimum wage and 50% higher than Florida’s current minimum wage.
CCG is the world’s leading provider of authentication and grading services for collectibles such as coins, paper money, comic books, trading cards, sports cards, stamps and more . Since 1987, CCG has certified nearly 70 million collectibles (more than 9 million in 2021 alone) and continues to grow at a rapid pace due to growing demand for its services amid an item boom. of collection.
CCG now employs over 500 people at its Sarasota headquarters and over 600 people worldwide. With many new openings in early 2022, CCG is once again offering a signing bonus: $1,500 for all new hires starting by June 30, 2022.*
CCG is committed to attracting and retaining high caliber employees. Over the past month, CCG has awarded several million dollars in raises and discretionary bonuses to employees earning less than $100,000.
“We appreciate the exceptional efforts of our employees and believe that compensating them well not only enhances their lives, but also enhances the best-in-class services we provide to the collecting community,” said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of CCG. . “We strive to be one of the best places to work in the Sarasota-Manatee area and beyond.”
CCG employees benefit from career advancement opportunities; comprehensive benefits including health, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) with company correspondence; paid vacation; annual discretionary bonuses; and more. CCG also offers extensive on-the-job training, overtime incentives, and convenient work schedules.
As a large, multi-faceted, global company, CCG offers many opportunities for people of all experience levels and backgrounds, from expert collectibles classifiers to positions in shipping, receiving, customer service , human resources, marketing and more. This is a chance to join a well-established company in an exciting and growing industry.
Interested in growing with CCG? Learn more about the wide range of positions available at collectiblesgroup.com/careers. To speak directly with someone at CCG, call 800-587-1897 or email Service@CollectiblesGroup.com.
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About Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®)
CCG is the world’s leading provider of expert, unbiased, technology-based services that add value and liquidity to collectibles. CCG companies include Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), Classic Collectible Services® (CCS®), Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®), Authenticated Stamp Guaranty® (ASG®) and Collectibles Authentication Guaranty® (CAG®). Since 1987, CCG companies have certified nearly 70 million coins, banknotes, comic books, trading cards, sports cards, stamps, real estate and related collectibles. Today, CCG serves the world of collectibles online and from offices in the US, UK, Germany and China. To learn more, visit collectiblesgroup.com.