In General Working at GIA has been a great a learning experience.
From understanding the properties of of the materials graded and or identified to learning the nuances of Client service and the marketing aspect of the Gem trade.
That being said the workplace culture could do with a complete overhaul. all departments connect and relate in what should be a flawless symmetry even with minor mistakes and or "misfires". - more ... but it feels more like each department is dug in for a long drawn out siege. with supervisors and managers scrambling to meet numbers and accusing others of their follow instead of owning up to their shortcomings and re doubling their efforts. ... - less
ProsExcellent benefits package, world renowned name and reputation
ConsWorkplace Culture needs revamping or makeover, mediocre team cohesion.