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2016 Program Timeline


October 2015 - February 2016
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
February 26, 2016
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.
March 4, 2016

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 March 6th (online 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 (optional).

March 11, 2016

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).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Check List (paper option only).

March 11, 2016 A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
March 11, 2016
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).
March 18, 2016
Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.
March 25, 2016
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online option only).
April 1, 2016
Deadline for paper version of the employee survey (paper option only).

April 8, 2016

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

May 2016

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.

May 2016

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.
June 2016
Publication and event date for “Best Places to Work in Rhode Island.”

July 2016

The benchmarking portion of the Employee Feedback Report are emailed to participating companies.


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