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2018 Program Timeline


December 2017 - February 2018
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
February 23, 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.
February 28, 2018

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 2nd (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 2, 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).

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

March 2, 2018 A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
March 9, 2018
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 16, 2018
Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.
March 23, 2018
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online option only).
March 28, 2018
Deadline for paper version of the employee survey (paper option only).

April 6, 2018

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

May 2018

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.

May 2018

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.
June 14, 2018
Publication and event date for “Best Places to Work in Rhode Island.”

July 2018

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


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