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 experts Petra Knab-Hägele and Isabel Jahn interviewed by hkp.com

Dividends and bonuses: Financial service providers in times of crisis

COVID-19 is forcing drastic measures. Are dividends and bonus payments appropriate in times like these? Petra Knab-Hägele and Isabel Jahn explain how banks and insurance companies are positioning themselves and which approaches they use. 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 ...

Nina Grochowitzki, Dr. Pia Lünstroth and Regine Siepmann interviewedy by hkp.com

CFO compensation in Germany

The public debate on compensation in stock companies often focuses not just on the CEOs but also on the Chief Financial Officers (CFO). hkp/// group experts about developments in CFO compensation at Germany's DAX and MDAX firms. 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 ...

Leon Jacob and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com

AI in talent management—everyone’s talking about it, but is anyone doing it?

The hkp/// group experts Frank Gierschmann and Leon Jacob discuss the current use of artificial intelligence and modern technology in talent management. read more ...

Compensation & Benefits, Grading


An interview with Verena Vandervelt and David Voggeser

hkp/// group Top Management Survey – more than just a compensation survey

hkp/// group's Top Management Survey developed into an essential tool for HR and compensation in MDAX and similarly sized non-listed companies. Verena Vandervelt and David Voggeser explain why. 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 ...

Performance & Compensation Benchmarking


Compensation experts Jennifer S. Schulz and Verena Vandervelt interviewed by hkp.com

Gender, company size, industry... what drives compensation worldwide?

There are numerous theories about the drivers of executive compensation. But which statements actually stand up to systematic analysis? hkp.com talked to hkp/// group compensation experts Jennifer S. Schulz and Verena Vandervelt. read more ...

hkp.com im Gespräch mit den Vergütungsexpertinnen Dr. Pia Lünstroth und Jennifer S. Schulz

ATX: Significant progress in the reporting of salaries

Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Vergütung von Vorstands- und Aufsichtsratsvorsitzenden in den führenden börsennotierten Unternehmen Österreichs (ATX). hkp.com im Gespräch mit den Vergütungsexpertinnen Dr. Pia Lünstroth und Jennifer S. Schulz. 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 ...

Setting challenging yet achievable targets as a key success factor

Calibrating long-term incentive systems

The calibration of performance targets – how the target levels are set for long-terms incentives or LTIs – has a decisive impact on the incentivization of executives and other staff. read more ...

HR Strategy & Transformation


HR Strategy & Transformation

HR Transformation: Remaining innovative

Mastering challenges in HR can make a significant contribution to a company's competitive edge. Firms must continuously strive to improve the ability to innovate of their HR departments – a recurrent topic for many organizations. read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Leon Jacob interviewed by hkp.com

Performance Management in the Energy Sector

The energy industry is changing. A lot is demanded of the people shaping this revolution: agility, new skills, driving changes and much more. Performance management can take on a key role. read more ...

Strategic Talent Management


Isabel Jahn and Holger Jungk interviewed by hkp.com

Strategic personnel planning during periods of crisis, part 1: the financial sector

hkp.com looks back at the role of strategic personnel planning in past crises. Can conclusions be drawn for today's situation and other industries? Isabel Jahn and Holger Jungk interviewed by hkp.com. read more ...

Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com

Simulations are no longer needed - talent management during the corona crisis

Organisations are repositioning themselves. HR sits in the planning cockpit, while at the same time it has to change own tasks. Frank Gierschmann reports on current challenges in talent management in the context of Corona. 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 ...

Understandable and action guiding

Communicating and implementing incentive systems

Incentive systems are only successful if the executives and other staff they affect fully understand them and gear their mindset and behavior toward the goals they contain. read more ...

HR in Financial Services


Amended version of the “Institiutsvergütungsverordnung” (IVV 4.0) published

Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions 4.0 finalized

On September 24, 2021, the amended version of the Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions (Institutsvergütungsverordnung, IVV 4.0), which had been expected since the beginning of the year, was published in the German Federal Law Gazette. read more ...

Petra Knab-Hägele interviewed by hkp.com

When compensation regulation misses the mark

On December 21, 2015 the EBA published its final "Guidelines on sound remuneration policies and disclosures" as required by the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV). Petra Knab-Hägele on contents and consequences. read more ...