Employee Experience (EX) & Action Planning

Employee Experience (EX) has an essential role in allowing employees to have a voice in critical operational and strategic decision-making for the organization. For organizations of any size, it’s important to tap into the knowledgebase manifested by employees. It ensures that leadership is kept aware of needs, demands, threats, risks, strengths, opportunities, and innovative ideas that employees have to help the organization fulfill its mission.

In the resources below, you will find extensive information about what Employee Experience is, how to measure it, and capitalize on it. One of the most important elements of employee voice is acting on it, so be sure to learn more about action planning.

UT L&D EX Overview

Emil Kresl, Director of Learning & Development for The University of Texas at Austin, provides a broad overview of Employee Experience. Get a general idea of the following: EX, EX Surveys, Focus Groups, and Action Planning.


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UT-Austin’s Faculty Staff Employee Experience Survey

Change Starts with Us Survey page

In an effort to help provide continuity and training around UT’s own EX survey, our consulting partner KornFerry has provided a slide deck that college schools and units can use to help train their teams. For a copy of that PowerPoint presentation, contact Organization Effectiveness.

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Employee Experience

Employee Surveys Are Still One of the Best Ways to Measure Engagement

For decades, having regular employee opinion surveys has been on evidence-based lists of high-performance HR practices. And internal research at Facebook suggests that it would be a big mistake to abandon them, for three reasons: They’re still great predictors of behavior, they give employees the chance to feel heard, and they’re actually a vehicle for changing behavior.

The ultimate guide to employee engagement

Engaged employees can lead to company success. Here’s what you need to know about employee engagement—what it is, why it’s so important, and how to improve it.

UT-Austin Employee Experience Catalog of Opportunities 

As a valued member of our university community, you'll enjoy an array of perks designed to enhance your work experience, well-being, and professional development. We strive to provide an enriching and supportive environment that empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally.

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This time it’s personal: Shaping the ‘new possible’ through employee experience

In an era of workplace upheaval, companies that create tailored, authentic experiences strengthen employee purpose, ignite energy, and elevate organization-wide performance.

Employee Experience

Learn how to keep employees engaged and support them throughout the employee life cycle—from first contact to offboarding. 

Building a Stellar Employee Experience

In this course, industrial psychologist and executive coach Mary Kennett equips you with tools to shift focus back to your employees, strategies to recognize what is important to them, and methods to satisfy their workplace needs. Mary empowers you to craft a world class employee experience that will make your organization more successful.

Action Planning

Your employment engagement survey is destroying your company’s culture

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Four ways to make sure your efforts to solicit employee feedback don’t come back to haunt you.

Employee Engagement Action Plans: Identifying a Plan

Organizations can use employee engagement action plans to create a work environment that encourages engagement. These plans usually include specific actions and projects that can help give employees a sense of meaning, connection, and power.

How to Design an Easy and Effective Employee Engagement Action Plan

In this comprehensive guide, we explore the art of easy and effective employee engagement action planning. You’ll learn how to turn survey insights into impactful changes, engage your team in meaningful discussions, and leverage advanced tools to drive success.

How to action plan post employee survey

It’s important to follow through on promises after an employee engagement survey to show your commitment to improving your organization. It also shows that you value your employees’ feedback; that they are being heard and that they will see improvements as a result.