2018 Program Timeline

May - September 2017

Program promotion and awareness campaign.

September 8, 2017

Participation registration deadline.  Confirmation of registration will be emailed to the primary contact within 24 business hours.  Companies will then receive an invoice electronically within 15 days (if applicable). Fees are due within 30 days of invoice receipt.

Deadline to purchase the Employee Feedback Report for the 10% discount.

Registered companies choosing to withdraw from the process (by contacting a BCG representative), may do so by this date without incurring a withdrawal fee.

September 13, 2017

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is emailed to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is September 15th. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (online option only).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Check List (paper option only).
Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).
Deadline to request alternate language surveys (if applicable).
Deadline to request surveying additional employees (optional).

September 15, 2017

Deadline to submit your company’s list of 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).

September 15, 2017

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

September 22, 2017

Paper version of the employee survey and pre-addressed, postage-paid return envelopes are mailed UPS to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).

September 29, 2017

Completed Employer Questionnaires are due. The EQ must be completed in order to be considered for the list.

October 6, 2017

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

October 13, 2017

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

October 20, 2017

Deadline for all employee surveys (online option only).

November 16, 2017

Congratulatory and non-winner letters and/or emails are issued to the participants.

December 2017

The Employee Feedback Reports (if purchased) are sent to companies. Only the Employee Demographic and Employee Comments Reports are sent at this time.

February 2018

Publication and event date for the "Plastics News' Best Places To Work." The Employee Benchmark Report and Employer Benchmark Summary are sent after the rankings are released (for companies purchasing the Employee Feedback Report).


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