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Program Timeline

 

September 2017 -
January 2018
Program promotion and awareness campaign.

January 19, 2018

Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours. Companies will then receive an invoice within 15 days. 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.
January 24, 2018
An online 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 January 26 (online option only).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Check List (paper option only).
Deadline to submit all employee survey customization requests (optional).
Deadline to submit requests for alternate language surveys (if applicable).
Deadline to request surveying additional employees (beyond the random sample or outside of Illinois).
January 26, 2018
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 company email addresses (online option only).
January 26, 2018

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

February 2, 2018

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

February 9, 2018

Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.

February 16, 2018

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

February 21, 2018

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

March 2, 2018

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

March 29, 2018

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.

April 2018

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

May 2018

Event date for the “Best Places to Work in Illinois.”

June 2018

Publication date for the “Best Places to Work in Illinois.”

 

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

 

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