2014 Program Timeline
July - October 2013
Program promotion and awareness campaign.
October 31, 2013
Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be sent within 24 hours. Companies will then receive an invoice within 30 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.
November 6, 2013

An online weblink for the Email Upload Portal is emailed to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is November 8. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (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 (beyond the random sample or outside of Kentucky).

November 8, 2013
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).
November 8, 2013

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

November 15, 2013

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).

November 22, 2013

Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due. The EQ is sent via email to the primary contact on Friday, November 8.

December 6, 2013

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

December 11, 2013

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

December 20, 2013
Deadline for all online employee surveys (online option only).

January 2014

Notification letters are prepared and issued to the participants.

March 2014

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

April 2014

The awards event for “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” will be held in April. A magazine recognizing the winners and their final rankings will be released for statewide distribution.

April 2014

The BCG Employee Benchmark Report and BCG Employer Benchmark Summary are emailed to participating companies after the awards event.


2014 Best Places to Work in Kentucky Press Release, click here

2014 Best Places to Work in Kentucky Magazine, click here

Best Places to Work in Kentucky Testimonial, click here

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