2018 Program Timeline
July - November 2017
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
November 17, 2017
Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours. Companies will then receive an invoice within 15 days unless payment is made by credit card at registration. Payment is due within 30 days of invoice receipt.

Registered companies choosing to withdraw from the process (by contacting a Best Companies Group representative) may do so by this date without incurring a withdrawal fee.
November 29, 2017

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is emailed to the primary contact at each company to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is December 1st (online option only).

Deadline to submit all employee survey customization requests (optional).

Deadline to submit alternate language requests (if applicable). 

Deadline to request surveying additional employees (beyond the random sample or outside of Indiana).

December 1, 2017
Deadline to submit employee email addresses to BCG via the Email Upload Portal. This is also the deadline to request any access codes for employees without email addresses (online option only).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Checklist (paper option only).
  December 1, 2017

A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies. NEW FOR 2018: Check out our shortened EQ!

 December 8, 2017

Paper version of the employee survey and postage-paid return envelopes are mailed UPS to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).

December 15, 2017

Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.

January 5, 2018

Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online option only).

January 10, 2018

Deadline for paper version of the employee survey (paper option only).

January 19, 2018

Deadline for all online employee surveys (online option only).

February 2018

Notification letters are prepared and issued to the participants.

Soon after the notifications have gone out, winners will be contacted to fill out the Winners Profile. A week will be provided to complete.

March/April 2018

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are emailed to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.

May 2018

Publication and event date for “Best Places to Work in Indiana.”

June 2018

The BCG Employee Benchmark Report and BCG Employer Benchmark Summary are emailed to participating companies after this date.
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