News

Advanced Search

GIA Job Fair Draws Large Crowd

Jul 31, 2016 5:52 AM   By Rapaport News
Email Email Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share
RAPAPORT... The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Jewelry Career Fair attracted 600 people in New York last week, including high-profile industry figures, GIA students and recruiters.

Job seekers had the opportunity to meet 42 companies looking to fill hundreds of positions and synch up with 24 career coaches. JA New York sponsored the event, which was held at the Javits Center in Manhattan July 25 and marked the 25th anniversary of the fair.

Speakers and panelists included Rahul Kadakia, a GIA graduate and the international head of jewelry at Christie’s; Yancy Weinrich, senior vice-president of Reed Jewelry Group; and Steven Lagos, the founder and chief creative director of jewelry brand LAGOS (pictured).

Martin Rapaport, chairman of the Rapaport Group, also spoke, giving advice to job seekers in the jewelry business.
Tags: careers, Christie’s, Gemological Institute of America, GIA, jewelry career fair, job fair, jobs, LAGOS, Martin Rapaport, new york, Rahul Kadakia, Rapaport Group, Rapaport News, Reed Jewelry Group, Steven Lagos, Yancy Weinrich
Similar Articles
© Copyright 1978-2018 by Martin Rapaport. All rights reserved. Index®, RapNet®, Rapaport®, PriceGrid™, Diamonds.Net™, and JNS®; are TradeMarks of Martin Rapaport.
While the information presented is from sources we believe reliable, we do not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any information presented by Rapaport or the views expressed by users of our internet service.