Training is more important internally than externally in today’s world

By Laxmi Todiwan The goal and mission of Training and Development function in an organisation is to line up initiatives and activities to the overall organisational objectives.  Most employees do have weaknesses in their workplace skills.  A training program is thus needed to strengthen those skills. A development program on the other hand creates equity among employees. The purpose of training and development is to organise, facilitate and … Continue reading Training is more important internally than externally in today’s world

Why there is a bit of Apeejay in everything I have achieved so far as HR

By Ramakrishn Ghosh Working at Apeejay has taught me many things. It is here that I realized that HR is not just a department or a function. It is a position of responsibility – towards the employees as well as the company. It is a process which binds all the departments of a company together and drives them towards the company’s business goals. It provides … Continue reading Why there is a bit of Apeejay in everything I have achieved so far as HR

Driven by Quest for Knowledge and Sense of Enterprise: Adventures of Apeejay Shipping’s Captain as a Sea Farer

By Captain Ranganathan Narasimhan The Welsh poet George Herbert had once said, “He that will learne to pray, let him goe to Sea”, implying how the ship and its crew are always at the mercy of the sea and its weather. APJ Uma Kismat, acquired in Hong Kong earlier this month, sent me into a flashback of my adventures as a part of the crew … Continue reading Driven by Quest for Knowledge and Sense of Enterprise: Adventures of Apeejay Shipping’s Captain as a Sea Farer

Memories of Pain and Resilience – The Partition Museum observes the first Partition Remembrance Day supported by Apeejay Trust

By Renu Kakkar I was born to a family, hailing from East Punjab, made refugee during the India-Pakistan Partition. They had escaped in near penury with just a broken skull of their youngest seven year old son Mulkh – my father – during the fateful days of Partition in 1947. Stunned by the unimaginable cruelty of neighbours and friends, my grandfather spurned repatriation to the … Continue reading Memories of Pain and Resilience – The Partition Museum observes the first Partition Remembrance Day supported by Apeejay Trust

Culinary Creativity, Skilled Craftsmanship and Scientific Acumen in the Kitchen fuels the Legacy of Flurys

By Vikas Kumar I grew up in a small town in western part of Uttar Pradesh.  We were a family of extremely limited culinary adventurism. Eating out used to be mostly restricted to family functions or special occasions in our pure vegetarian family.  My father was an engineer who travelled often and my mother was a school teacher taking care of three of us siblings, … Continue reading Culinary Creativity, Skilled Craftsmanship and Scientific Acumen in the Kitchen fuels the Legacy of Flurys

Creating a barrier free design for universal accessibility at Apeejay School

Originally posted on APEEJAY BLOGS :
By Rita Chatterjee What is inclusion? Why do we discuss about inclusion so much these days? Why has the world opened up to inclusive practices and inclusive ideologies so vehemently in the recent past? Is it not suggestive that we, as a human race, as a civilized society have been practising exclusion exclusively? The quest for perfection is a utopian ideology… Continue reading Creating a barrier free design for universal accessibility at Apeejay School

Putting People First at Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels

By Sujata Guin Employee Engagement is critical at Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels! At The Park, we put our People First. Our People Philosophy is clearly defined by our Mission statement: “We believe our strength is our people and we will encourage their development. We respect them as individuals and believe that teamwork, commitment and integrity are values that will lead us to success.” In today’s … Continue reading Putting People First at Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels