2017 Programme Timeline

April – October 2017

Programme promotion and awareness campaign.

6 October 2017

Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be emailed to the primary contact within the next business day. Companies will then receive an invoice via email within 15 days (if applicable). Fees are 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.

11 October 2017

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is emailed to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is 13 October. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal.

Deadline to submit employee survey customisation requests (optional).
Deadline to request alternate language employee surveys (if applicable).
Deadline to request surveying additional employees (optional).

13 October 2017

Deadline to submit your company's list of employee email addresses to BCG via the Email Upload Portal. This is also the deadline to request any access codes for employees without company email addresses.

13 October 2017

A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.

27 October 2017

Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.

3 November 2017

Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Surveys are sent via email.

17 November 2017

Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey.

Late December 2017

Notification of list-making status are issued to the participants.

February 2018

The Employee Feedback Reports (if purchased) are emailed to participating companies. Only the Employee Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.

April 2018

Publication date for "Campaign’s Best Places to Work."

May 2018

The benchmarking portions of the Employee Feedback Report are emailed to companies purchasing the report.

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