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 ...

Compensation expert John Pfeiffer in hkp/// group Remote Talk with Constantin Härthe

Meeting the challenges of sales compensation

Sales and sales compensation were subject to strong trends even before COVID-19. hkp/// group expert John Pfeiffer explains what has changed due to the corona crisis and how sales compensation can be part of the solution. 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 article by Pay Governance - strategic alliance partner of hkp/// group for North America and Asia

Is a Replacement for Short-Term Incentive Plans Right for You?

When it comes to 2020 incentive arrangements for calendar-year-end companies, COVID-19’s arrival in the United States could not have come at a worse time. 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 with Monika Hablick (EnBW) and hkp/// group expert Leon Jacob

Digital transformation as a driver of corporate development

You can only become a digital champion in a corporate culture open for digital transformation. Monika Hablick of EnBW and hkp/// group expert Leon Jacob explain how to provide the right mindset. 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 ...

hkp/// group Interview

Sales compensation should reward actual sales success

Challenges of developing effective sales compensation systems, in particular using hard and soft business targets. 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/// 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 ...

hkp/// group Senior Partner Joachim Kayser interviewed by hkp.com

For more sustainability in compensation

The real estate industry is facing major challenges in a wide variety of different ways. A discussion with industry expert and hkp/// group Senior Partner Joachim Kayser on backgrounds, solutions and the action that needs to be taken. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

On-Site-Support: Case Study Talent Management

Interim Management as Head of Talent

Using hkp/// as a temporary external resource enabled an internationa service provider to bridge the gap left by the vacancy in a flexible and targeted way. All tasks needed to be carried out could be done in an efficient and timely manner. 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 ...

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 ...