Registration Deadline


OCT 19, 2018

Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours. Companies will receive an invoice via email within 15 days after registration deadline (if applicable). 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.


OCT 24, 2018


Email Upload Portal Launch


A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is sent to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is OCT 26. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (online employee survey option only).


Additional Services Deadline


OCT 24, 2018

Deadline to submit all employee survey customization requests, request alternate language surveys and request to survey additional employees, beyond the random sample or outside of Chicago.


OCT 24, 2018


Employee Eligibility Checklist Deadline


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


Email Upload Portal Deadline


Oct 26, 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 employee survey option only).


OCT 26, 2018


Employer Benefits & Policies Questionnaire Sent


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


Paper Survey Sent


NOV 2, 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 employee survey option only).


NOV 9, 2018


Employer Benefits & Policies Questionnaire Deadline


Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.


Online Survey Sent


NOV 16, 2018

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


NOV 28, 2018


Paper Survey Postmark Deadline


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


Online Survey Deadline


DEC 7, 2018

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


JAN 2019


Notification Process


BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.


Employee Demographic and Comments
Reports Sent


FEB 2019

The Employee Demographic and Employee Comments Reports (if purchased) are sent to participating companies.


APR 2019


Event and Publication


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


Benchmark Reports Delivered


MAY 2019

The benchmarking portions of the Employee Feedback Report are delivered, if purchased.







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