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2018 Program Timeline

 

May - August 2017
Registrations will be accepted during this timeframe.
August 25, 2017
Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be emailed to the primary contact within 24 hours. Companies will be emailed an invoice within 15 days (unless payment is made with credit card at time of registration). Fees are 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.
September 6, 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 September 8 (online employee survey 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 (beyond the random sample or outside of Texas).

September 8, 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 employee survey option only).

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

September 8, 2017

A web link for the online Employer Benefits & Policies Questionnaire (EQ) will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
September 15, 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 employee survey option only).
September 22, 2017
Completed online Employer Questionnaire (EQs) are due (applicable to all registered companies).
September 29, 2017
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online employee survey option only).
October 6, 2017
Deadline for paper version of the employee survey (paper employee survey option only).
October 13, 2017
Deadline for all online employee surveys (online employee survey option only).

November 2017

BCG prepares and sends notification letters and/or emails to the participants.

December 2017

The Employee Feedback Reports are emailed to the primary contact at each company. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.
March 2018
Awards event for the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The Texas Monthly publication will be released in conjunction with the event.

Late March 2018

The Employee Benchmark Report and Employer Benchmark Summary are emailed to the primary contacts at each of the participating companies after the event.

 

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