2018 Program Timeline


December 2017 - March 2018

Program promotion and awareness campaign.

March 9, 2018

Participation registration deadline.  Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours.  Organizations will then receive an invoice for the participation fee within 15 days.  Payment is due within 30 days of invoice receipt. Last day to withdraw without having to pay the withdrawal fee.

March 14, 2018

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is sent 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 March 16th (online option only).

Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).
Deadline to submit alternate language survey requests (if applicable).

March 16, 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 option only).
March 16, 2018

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

March 23, 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 option only).

March 30, 2018
Completed Employer Questionnaires are due.
April 6, 2018

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

April 11, 2018

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

April 20, 2018

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

May 2018

BCG prepares and issues notification letters to the participants.

June 2018

The BCG Employee Feedback Reports are sent to participating companies. (Note: Companies will only receive the Demographic Report and employee comments portion of the Feedback Report at this time.)

August 2018
Publication date for “Cool Places to Work in Michigan.”
Late August 2018

The benchmarking data portions of the Employee Feedback Report will be emailed to participating companies at this time. 

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