Engagement Resources

Engagement Resources

Understanding Gallup's Q12:

  • 12 Elements of Engagement: What do the questions really mean? 
  • Q1: I know what is expected of me at work.
  • Q2: I have the materials and equipment I need to do my work right.
  • Q3: At work, I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day.
  • Q4: In the last seven days, I have received recognition for doing good work.
  • Q5: My supervisor, or someone at work, seems to care about me as a person.
  • Q6: There is someone at work who encourages my development.
  • Q7: At work, my opinions seem to count.
  • Q8: The mission or purpose of my company makes me feel my job is important.
  • Q9: My associates or fellow employees are committed to doing quality work. 
  • Q10: I have a best friend at work.
  • Q11: In the last six months, someone at work has talked to me about my progress.
  • Q12: This last year, I have had opportunities to learn and grow.


Workshop: Understanding, Measuring and Creating Engagement

Explore the topic of employee engagement and gain a deeper understanding of the concept and what it means for you, your team and the organization.  The session will also examine how we measure engagement, with a focus on how the Gallup Q12™ provides a realistic framework to help us create a best place for all.

To schedule this training on your campus, email TalentManagement@untsystem.edu.

Workshop: Owning Your Own Engagement

This 2-hour session is based on the theory from Gallup, “Employees are responsible for their engagement too.” For employees to take ownership of their own engagement they need to fully understand what it is and what it means to them.

Participants will gain a working definition of engagement and identifies strategies for employees to gain a psychological and emotional connection to their jobs.

To schedule this training on your campus, email TalentManagement@untsystem.edu.

Learn More:

*Register for Engagement Training Sessions via the Learning Portal on my.unt.edu.

Managers & Leaders: Engagement Toolkit

Our Engagement Toolkit for Managers and Leaders includes best practices and supplemental information managers and leaders can use to increase employee engagement.

2018 Town Hall: Employee Engagement

Chancellor Lesa Roe, Board of Regent Laura Wright, and the university presidents hosted town halls in 2018 on their respective campuses to discuss UNT System operations and employee engagement. Chancellor Roe and Regent Wright shared their perspectives on UNT System operations and employee engagement based on their respective careers at NASA and Southwest Airlines. Each organization has been recognized nationally as a “Best Place to Work.” Recordings of the UNT System, UNT, and UNT HSC Town Halls are below (UNT Dallas hosted a Town Hall but it was not recorded):