COVID-19: Managing the Crisis and Recovery


On- und offsite Unterstützung in der Wirtschaftskrise

Restructuring: Reducing personnel costs and managing downsizing

To get through the crisis safely, many companies have to review their personnel costs and requirements. hkp/// group supports companies on site and in a remote capacity in the optimization of personnel costs and requirements. read more ...

hkp/// group's compensation experts Petra Knab-Hägele and Michael H. Kramarsch interviewed by hkp.com

COVID-19: Converting solidarity-based contributions into employee ownership

hkp/// group experts Petra Knab-Hägele and Michael H. Kramarsch in conversation with hkp.com about the flexible conversion of bonus payments and solidarity-based contributions to employee stock options or alternative forms of ownership. read more ...

Corporate Governance & Board Compensation


The most comprehensive analyses of worldwide market practice of equity-based compensation

Global Equity Insights Survey 2021

Volatile markets, external forces and global shocks have significantly influenced equity programs over the past year, according to the ninth edition of the Global Equity Insights Survey. Check out the study flyer for insights. read more ...

hkp/// group Expert Interview

Don’t let your remuneration policy ruin your IPO

A lot of preparatory work is needed for a successful IPO. In an interview with hkp.com, hkp// group experts Petra Knab-Hägele and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter explain which measures are important in HR and compensation. read more ...

Digitalization, Start-ups & IT-Tools


A LinkedIn article by hkp/// group Managing Partner Michael H. Kramarsch

Threat of data protection penalties: What measures companies must take

According to the latest data protection ruling by the CJEU, the transfer of personal data from the EU to the USA is no longer permitted. On LinkedIn Michael H. Kramarsch summarizes important measures companies should be considering now. read more ...

Using Big Data right

HR Analytics & HR Benchmarking

Are KPIs being used to manage personnel and HR activities according to strategic objectives? Or to operationally control HR processes? The degree of maturity of HR analytics still leaves room for improvement. read more ...

Compensation & Benefits, Grading


2021 conclusions from the Global ExecuNet (GEN) survey

Drivers of executive compensation worldwide

For the tenth year in a row, hkp/// group has examined Top Executive compensation in a global context. This article provides insights in a 2021 special analysis on drivers of executive compensation in selected countries worldwide. read more ...

Simply and accurately determine functions' value

Grading / Job Evaluation

Grading forms the basis of processes such as talent management and compensation policies as well as supporting the implementation of regulatory/legal requirements. read more ...

Performance & Compensation Benchmarking


Video interview with hkp/// RemuNet Senior Manager Barry Kitz

COVID-19 and its impact on the airline industry

The COVID-19 crisis has a severe impact on the airline industry. Barry Kitz, Senior Manager at hkp/// RemuNet, explains how airlines were affected by the pandemic and what strategies they implemented to reduce employment costs. read more ...

Jouco Bleeker and Barry Kitz interviewed by hkp.com

Global Pay Trends on the Agenda

The change of work and compensation makes measuring and comparing compensation of executives worldwide tough. hkp.com talked to hkp/// Remunet Managing Director Jouco Bleeker and Barry Kitz, Global ExecuNet Network Manager. read more ...

Employee Participation & Equity-based Compensation


Global assessment of current market practice regarding equity-based compensation

Participate now: Global Equity Insights 2021

Participate in the Global Equity Insights Survey 2021 - the leading global assessment of current market practice and trends regarding equity-based compensation. You will receive the survey results by completing the questionnaire. read more ...

David Voggeser and Andrew Thain interviewed by hkp.com

Current Market Practice on Equity-based Compensation

In 2019, hkp/// group and the Global Equity Organization once again conduct the Global Equity Insights study - the biggest research on global market practices regarding equity-based compensation. read more ...

HR Strategy & Transformation


Kai H. Helfritz, Member of the Executive Board of DGFP - the German Society for Human Resource Management, in an interview with hkp.com

HCM: new quality of HR communication required

ESG issues are playing an increasingly important role for investors. This also includes aspects of human capital management (HCM). Kai H. Helfritz, Member of the Management Board of DGFP, talks about the consequences for HR. read more ...

Mitarbeiterbindung in der Krise: Fluktuationskosten senken, Leistungsträger halten

The hkp/// group Retention Management Toolbox

Cost and process optimization, restructuring and downsizing are key concepts in times of crisis. At the same time, it is important to retain important talents. The Retention Management Toolbox supports you in this. read more ...

Employee Experience Design & Agile Methods


Leon Jacob @ the Employee Experience conference in London

Design Thinking for Employee Experience

Leon Jacob explains how Design Thinking helps to design the Employee Experience. In April he will teach you how to turn employees into fans using agile methods: at the EX Design Bootcamp in Frankfurt. read more ...

hkp/// group expert interview

Candidate Experience as Key in Agile Recruiting

Over recent years, attracting suitably qualified employees has emerged as a major success factor. hkp/// group Senior Manager Leon Jacob explains the background and the potential of candidate-focused recruiting. read more ...

Strategic Talent Management


Institutional investors are increasingly focusing on ESG (environmental, social, governance) issues - HCM aspects are being prioritized more than ever

Investors’ focus on Human Capital Management – opportunity for HR

At first, the investors' focus was on financials, then governance issues played a key role, followed by a broader view on sustainability. In the meantime, human capital management (HCM) issues are being prioritized more strongly. read more ...

David Voggeser & Leon Jacob interviewed by hkp.com

Retain for Success: Employee retention for the upswing

In an interview with hkp.com, the hkp/// group experts David Voggeser and Leon Jacob report on the balancing act of having to build up and reduce staff at the same time - and, above all, to retain employees who are critical to success. read more ...

New Performance Management


From strategy to individual conduct

New performance management

What is the purpose of performance management? How do we bring performance back into performance management? Should individual performance affect the bonus or not? How can performance management become a daily habit? read more ...

hkp/// group Innovation Lab - the new event format

Creating HR Transformation

In spring 2019 a new event format started: the hkp/// group Innovation Lab. HR experts, forward thinkers as well as corporate professionals came together discussing solutions for the transformation of the personnel management. read more ...

HR in Financial Services


Conducting external market comparisons for companies in the financial services sector

Surveys & Benchmarking

Finding the “right” level and structure for employee compensation is a sensitive issue. Compensation surveys and individual benchmarks can help to find answers for compensation policy decisions. read more ...

Support by consulting and management experience

Transformation, Consolidation and Restructuring

Banks, insurance companies, asset managers and financial service providers are under increasing pressure to rethink their business models and internal structures, with far-reaching changes often being inevitable. read more ...