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To share or to access a home-sharing facility? An analysis of travelers’ choice

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Bon Appétit - By Michael Katz

I had the pleasure of working at Bon Appétit Headquarters located within the Googleplex in Mountainview, California this past summer. I have worked for many companies in the past, but never have I worked at such a company as Bon Appétit that was enormous and widespread, yet still cared enough to make every employee feel individually loved. From the experiences I had over the three months I worked there, I have come to understand why and how Bon Appetit makes its utmost mission the exploration of the far reaches of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability within the workplace - ranging from worker retention to eliminating food waste and how HR helps the company set the groundwork.


Being at Google, Bon Appétit has the opportunity to constantly experiment with new ideas. As is the culture of Google, novelties, innovations, and even wacky ideas are encouraged and promoted for testing. In fact, Google loves experimenting and testing so much that they have even created a syst…

An insight into why you shouldn’t let your teamwork sick (by Jessica-Lynn Mata)

How often do people call in sick to work? 

I read an article on HRDrive.com entitled, “The death of the sick day: 90% of employees come to work ill”. I have worked in restaurants for over a decade, and this is the worst industry for having so many employees come to work ill. This is something that has irked me for quite some time. I’d like to shed some light to other employees and employers who either are afraid to call in sick themselves or give grief to those calling in sick.

Some of the Facts…

Now, more than ever is the era for foodies. Current statistics have shown that 72% of Americans normally go out and eat at a quick-service restaurant for lunch, and about 44% go to a full-service restaurant for lunch. And that is for lunch only! 

The full-service restaurant I work at averages about 600 guests each day. Every guest will encounter at least four of our employees, who also encounter with one another throughout the night. 

According to another study done by the Center for Infectious Di…

Are neighbors friends or foes? A study of Airbnb listings' agglomeration effect