Program Timeline


Nov. 2016 - July 2017
Program promotion and awareness campaign.

July 21, 2017

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.
July 26, 2017
An online 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 July 28 (online option only).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Check List (paper 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 Long Island).
July 28, 2017

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

July 28, 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).
August 4, 2017

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

August 11, 2017

Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.

August 18, 2017

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

August 23, 2017

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

September 1, 2017

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

October 2017

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.


The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.

Decmber 2017

Event and publication date for the “Best Places to Work in Long Island .”

January 2018

The BCG Employee Benchmark Report and BCG Employer Benchmark Summary are emailed to participating companies after this date.


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