2017 Program Timeline


November 2016 - March 2017 Program promotion and awareness campaign.
March 24, 2017 Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours. Companies will receive an invoice within 15 days (unless payment is made online). Payment is due within 30 days of invoice receipt.

Companies choosing to withdraw from the process may do so by this date without incurring a withdrawal fee by contacting a BCG representative.
March 29, 2017

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 address is March 31 (online option only).

Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).
Deadline to submit alternate language requests (if applicable).

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

March 31, 2017
A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire (Part 1 of the survey process) will be sent to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
March 31, 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).
April 7, 2017 Paper version of the Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey (Part 2 of the survey process) and postage-paid return envelopes are sent to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).
April 14, 2017 Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQ) are due.
April 21, 2017 Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations (Part 2 of the survey process) are sent via email (online option only).
April 26, 2017

Deadline to place paper version of the employee survey into the US mail (paper option only).

May 5, 2017

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

June 2017 BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.
July 2017 The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are mailed to participating companies.
 August 2017

Publication and event date for the "Best Companies to Work for in Alabama." The benchmark reports are emailed to participating companies after the final rankings are released.


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