Gemological Institute of America
3.1 of 5 20 reviews
www.gia.edu Carlsbad, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Jewelry industry

Gemologist (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Gemological Institute of America

ProsGood place to start a career in the jewelry industry
GIA offers great benefits; relocation offers, matched 401K, vacation/sick time, flex time, education perks.

ConsPay scale not up to par with industry
Low morale
Outsourcing practice affecting employment stability

Advice to Senior Management??????

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very Satisfied

Diamond Grader (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Gemological Institute of America full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: GIA takes care of there employees at any cost. It… Cons: Politics is der amongst the staff but its evrywer Advice to Senior Management: They need to take care that employees are human nd… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Not recommended

Diamond Grader (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Gemological Institute of America full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: If you want to learn about Diamonds. Free education for employees for… Cons: Salary. Made you work like a machine. No awards for your work. Working… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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