2018 Program Timeline


July - December 2017
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
December 1, 2017
Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours. Companies will then receive an invoice via email. 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.

December 6, 2017

A weblink 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 December 8 (online 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 (optional).

December 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 option only).

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

December 8, 2017 A weblink for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.
December 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 option only).
December 22, 2017
Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.
January 5, 2018
Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email (online option only).
January 12, 2018
Deadline for paper version of the employee survey (paper option only).

January 19, 2018

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

February 2018

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.

March 2018

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. Only the Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.
May 2018

Publication date for “Best Employers in Ohio.”

June 2018

The benchmarking portion of the Employee Feedback Report are emailed to participating companies.


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