2018 Program Timeline

November - April

Program promotion and awareness campaign.

April 20, 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.

April 25, 2018

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is sent 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 April 27 (online option only).

Deadline to submit customization requests.

Deadline to submit requests for alternate language surveys.

April 27, 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).

April 27, 2018

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

May 4, 2018

If applicable, paper version of the employee survey and postage-paid return envelopes are sent to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).

May 11, 2018

Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.

May 18, 2018

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

May 23, 2018

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

June 1, 2018

Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey (online option only).

July 2018

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants. Notices will be sent on this date.

August 2018

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. (Note: Companies will only receive the Demographic Report and employee comments portion of the Feedback Report at this time.)

September 2018

Publication and event date for the "Best Places to Work in Arkansas.”

 October 2018

Benchmarking portions of the Employee Feedback Report are sent to participating companies.

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