Program Registration

Program Registration

Why participate in the Chicago Sun-Times' Best Workplaces program?

  • Heightened Company Pride: If your company appears on the list, it could improve employee morale and retention.
  • Public Relations and Marketing Advantage: Organizations can use the distinction to enhance recruiting efforts, increase the value of general marketing and improve reputations.
  • The Optional BCG EnGauge Dashboard: BCG shares its comprehensive assessment of your company’s performance in an efficient, results-oriented reporting platform. We identify the strengths and weaknesses of your workplace, according to what employees have to say. The purchased results dashboard is used to identify opportunities to improve engagement.
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Program Registration

I understand that we are responsible for paying for any additional services ordered (customization, translation fees, additional reporting, etc.). If we withdraw after the registration deadline, we will incur an additional $125 withdrawal fee to remove our organization from the process.
Please see the full program terms and conditions which you agree to by registering for the program.
Terms and Conditions Agreement

Organization Information

Contact Information

Tell us about your people!

Primary Contact

The Primary Contact will be the main contact for questions throughout the entire process and the recipient of all communications (via emails, phone, website and letters), employee surveys for distribution, feedback reports, etc.

Is this contact an employee of the company?

Secondary Contact

The Secondary Contact will be the contact for questions if the Primary Contact is unavailable.

HR Contact

We may reach out to the HR Contact concerning survey results data or other HR information. 

*Access to the Employee Upload Portal, Employer Benefits & Policies Questionnaire, and the survey results will be sent to the Primary Contact listed above, unless you direct us otherwise. 

IT Contact

The IT Contact will be the contact for any technical systems questions regarding online surveys - for all employer questionnaires and online surveys for employees - regarding filtering, spam content, white-listing, etc.

Program Registration

Number of Employees: Tell us how many employees you have working in Chicago (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake (Ill.), Lake (Ind.), McHenry, or Will County).

If you employ more than 250 people, we will survey a random sample of your employees. Please enter the total number of employees (See Eligibility) working at this organization. Please do not include temporary, seasonal or per diem employees, PRN, 1099 employees/independent contractors, volunteers, interns, outside consultants or staffing employees placed by other organizations. (See Eligibility)

Must have a minimum of 10 employees to continue.
Please let us know how many employees you have working in the United States including employees eligible for this program and employees working in other regions.

Survey Selection

Please see the chart below to determine the survey selection.
Number of Eligible Employees in Chicago Number of Eligible Employees in Chicago Surveyed Registration Fee
10 – 24 All FREE
25 – 99 All FREE
100 – 199 All FREE
200 – 499 Up to 250** FREE
500 – 2,499 350** FREE
2,500 + 400** FREE
Number of eligible employees as indicated above.
Do you have more than 10 employees working outside Chicagoland, but still in Illinois?

Additional Information

Alternate Language Translations
Includes Spanish (Latin American & European), Chinese (Mandarin), Tagalog, Vietnamese, Portuguese, French (Canadian and European), and German. If you need a language that isn't listed, please contact [email protected] to inquire whether it can be provided.
Did this organization participate last year?

Special Offer

Purchase your BCG EnGauge Dashboard Now and Save.* The package includes access to your organization’s data on our interactive online dashboard. The dashboard contains multiple levels of reporting with drill downs, heat maps, charts and graphs. View percentage of positive and negative responses to each of the 77 questions asked of employees as well comments, and employee and employer benchmarking. Similar reports can cost thousands of dollars if initiated independently.
Number of Eligible Chicago Employees Number of Eligible Chicago Employees Surveyed Pre-survey Pricing (discount)* Regular Pricing* Savings
10 – 24 All $945 $1050 Save $105
25 – 99 All $990 $1100 Save $110
100 – 199 All $1170 $1300 Save $130
200 – 499 Up to 250 $1280 $1420 Save $140
500 – 2499 350 $1370 $1520 Save $150
2500 + 400 $1420 $1570 Save $150

**Employees are randomly selected. Best Companies Group offers the option to survey more employees than the random sample calculated in the above chart, and/or include additional employees in the survey process who work in locations outside of the program area.

Purchase your results by selecting the number of eligible employees in Chicago as indicated above or select "No, thank you."