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 ...

An eye on the details

Implementation of compensation issues in contracts

Contracts of employment for board members include many stipulations. Legal expertise, an understanding of compensation systems and an awareness of any possible impact on disclosure and accounting obligations is necessary. 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 ...

Interview on DHBW Lörrach and hkp/// group study HR Drives Digital

HR digitization and internal social networks at Endress+Hauser

Michelle Rowbotham (Endress+Hauser) and Prof. Dr. Michael Lindemann (DHBW Lörrach) talk about the challenges on the road to becoming a digital champion - and the role that internal digital networks play. 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 ...

Carsten Schlichting and David Voggeser on compensation benchmarks

Management information, not data salad

Offering a competitive total compensation package is a key factor in attracting and retaining talented individuals for critical roles in companies. Firms need an overview of the compensation situation in their specific industry. 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 ...

hkp/// RemuNet expert Carien Houwert interviewed by hkp.com

Building trust is key: working with works councils and unions

Working together with works councils and unions is an essential part of projects that affect working conditions. Carien Houwert, Manager Charter Networks at hkp/// RemuNet, explains the key factors for successful cooperations. 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 ...

Results of the Global Equity Insights Survey 2020

Strong tool in times of uncertainty: Equity-based compensation

Ownership and employee engagement are the key objectives of equity-based compensation for companies worldwide, according to the recent Global Equity Insights Survey from the management consultancy hkp/// group. 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 ...

BPM-Präsidiumsmitglied Felicitas von Kyaw und hkp/// group Experte Leon Jacob im Interview

Employee Experience: a factor for success

Felicitas von Kyaw, Präsidiumsmitglied im Bundesverband der Personalmanager (BPM), im Gespräch mit Leon Jacob, Senior Manager hkp/// group, zu dem agilen Trendthema Employee Experience. 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 ...

Leon Jacob and David Voggeser on the necessity of retaining success-critical employees

Restrictions and retention: Retaining talent in the current crisis

Cost-cutting, restructuring and downsizing re seen as ways of ensuring economic survival. Leon Jacob and David Voggeser explain why measures are also needed to retain those 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 ...

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


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 ...

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

IVV 4.0 – What lies ahead for German institutions

The consultation draft for the new version of the Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions (IVV 4.0) preoccupies HR managers in financial institutions. hkp.com talks with Isabel Jahn and Petra Knab-Hägele about the upcoming changes. read more ...