Dr. Gerry Som

Entries by Dr. Gerry Som

Dear Graduation NINJA (No Income, No Job, or Assets)

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 3:23 PM

It is graduation season! Yeeee Haw! It is finally time to receive that shiny new Degree or Diploma certificate from the Dean, wearing a graduation gown and hat. May and June every year are the months when many Universities have Convocations / Graduation Day ceremonies in Canada and USA. Different...

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25 Tips for the Full-Time Job Hunter

(8) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 11:47 AM

If LinkedIn were a woman, she would be my BFF (Best Friend Forever). There are many job sites out there, but she is a diva! LinkedIn has now become an elite online club of smart and talented executives and professionals from around the world -- especially those seeking technical and...

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Why You Shouldn't "Do What Makes You Happy" in Business

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 11:20 AM

Let me start with an adult joke. This is from a cartoon I had seen in some magazine long back. A man walks into the dental office where a dentist is treating his wife. The dentist has the wife sitting on the chair with her shirt removed. The husband asks...

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35 Things Blogging Taught Me About Business

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 3:27 PM

After getting admission into a Graduate Business Program at TRSM at Ryerson University in Toronto, ON, Canada, on a $20,000 scholarship, I started blogging about my experiences in B-School at www.Gerry.in. It was a candid, no holds barred account. I had no hidden agenda, and no bias.

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How to Prevent Political Scandals in 2013

(0) Comments | Posted December 26, 2012 | 2:46 PM

"We need to know where we've been, to know where we are going" -- so goes a quote. This is a good time to reflect upon the year that is now coming to a close. It is the right, and perhaps the duty of every Canadian citizen to participate in...

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Could America's Gun Problem Lead to Brain Drain?

(6) Comments | Posted December 24, 2012 | 11:18 AM

I am a Canadian citizen born in India. I love America. There, I said it. I have always grown up loving America. However, something changed. I am afraid of America now. No, I am not talking of geo-political stature or positioning. I am talking of the gun culture and the...

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