Make A Shining Career

gia's career fairThere would be hardly any person who doesn’t love jewelry, gemstones, gold and anything related to jewelry. Therefore, while choosing a career, if you choose something related to jewelry, you might be thankful to your choice for the rest of your life. And, if you make a career through a reputed institution, there are innumerable chances of progress. If you are in search of such a chance, this may interest you a lot. These are the two annual Jewelry Career Fairs, held by a reputed non-profit organization GIA, Gemological Institute of America. One of these fairs is held at the headquarters of the institute at Carlsbad, California, and the other is held at New York City.

The Jewelry Career Fairs give a fantastic opportunity to job seekers in the jewelry industry to meet people working at various levels of the industry. The fairs are believed to be the only most important event for seeking jewelry industry jobs. Top employers of the industry can be contacted during these fairs. Around 50 internationally reputed organizations, like Chanel, Bulgari, Christie’s, Henry Dunay Designs, Zale Corporation, Tiffany & Co., Lux Bond & Green and David Yurman, send their representatives to these fairs, who the job seekers can meet in person.

Jewelry industry offers innumerable types of jobs like designing, retail, gem wholesaling, manufacturing, laboratory services, marketing and many more. The representatives of the big players in the industry attending the fairs are eager to find people who aspire for the positions of managers and sales associates in the jewelry industry. And they find the Career Fairs a perfect place for finding people they want.

The fairs offer new job seekers as well as experienced professionals in the jewelry industry the tools needed to enhance their careers and widen the range of job search. Seminars are arranged in the fairs which provide important information about market trends and hiring strategies in various sectors of the industry. Workshops too are held which provide every detail from perfect presentation of yourself to the legal aspects of seeking jobs in the US.

The most important feature of the fairs is the one-to-one counseling, during which the job seekers get the unique chance to get personalized advice about their career from the most influential professionals in the jewelry industry.

The fairs were founded in 1991 by GIA, in association with The 24 Karat Club of Southern California. So far the fairs have been held at Carlsbad, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York. They are sponsored by The VNU Jewelry Group. The recent event was held on 5th October 2012 at Carlsbad and at the same time at New Delhi.

You can get more information about the fairs on GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair hotline, 800-421-7250, ext.4100. You can also visit www.careerfair.gia.edu or send an email to careerfair@gia.edu. Admission to the fairs is absolutely free.

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