2018 Program Timeline

June - October 2017

Program promotion and awareness campaign.

Oct. 12, 2017

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

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

Oct. 18, 2017

A web link for the Email Upload Portal to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution will be emailed to the primary contact. Companies that need access codes for employees without company email addresses will also request them via this portal.

Deadline to submit customization requests (optional).
Deadline to request alternate language surveys (if applicable).
Deadline to request surveying of additional employees (optional).

Oct. 20, 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.

Oct. 20, 2017

A web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at the registered company.

Nov. 3, 2017

Completed BCG Employer Questionnaire is due. The employer questoinaire must be completed in order to be considered for the list.

Nov. 10, 2017

Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Survey invitations are sent via email.

Dec. 1, 2017

Deadline for online employee surveys.

January 2018

Congratulatory notifications are issued to the participants.

January 2018

The three-part Employee Feedback Reports (if purchased) are sent to companies. Only parts one and two, the Employee Demographic and Employee Comments Reports, are sent at this time.

February 2018

Publication date for the Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers. The third part of the Employee Feedback  Report, the Employee Benchmark Report, is sent after the rankings are released (to companies that purchase the Employee Feedback Report package). A free Employer Benchmark Summary is also sent after the rankings are released.


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