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2017 Program Timeline


December 2016 - February 2017
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
February 24, 2017
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 1, 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 March 3rd(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 3, 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 company email addresses (online option only).

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

March 3, 2017 A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
March 10, 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).
March 17, 2017
Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.
March 24, 2017
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online option only).
March 31, 2017
Deadline for paper version of the employee survey (paper option only).

April 7, 2017

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

May 2017

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.

May 2017

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.
June 2017
Publication and event date for “Best Places to Work in Rhode Island.”

July 2017

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


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