COVID-19: Managing the Crisis and Recovery


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 ...

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


Share-based long-term incentives for sustainable remuneration systems

Evaluation of share-based remuneration

In the interests of providing a sustainable remuneration system for board members and executives many companies use share-based remuneration instruments as part of their long-term incentive (LTI) schemes. read more ...

Dr. Pia Lünstroth and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter interviewed by hkp.com

Compensation with AktRÄG: The countdown is on

New requirements for upcoming annual general meetings in Austria are on the horizon. Dr. Pia Lünstroth and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter comment on the first experiences of implementing the Stock Corporation Amendment Act 2019 (AktRÄG). read more ...

Digitalization, Start-ups & IT-Tools


The award for founders with solutions for the future of work

6th HR Start-up Award: application stage started!

In 2021, the BPM, hkp// group, Human Resources Manager Magazin and Quadriga are once again calling on all founders in the HR sector to apply for the very recognized HRM innovation award. read more ...

Your Online Tool for Analyzing Compensation Data

hkp/// CompLive

CompLive is a powerful online tool for analyzing compensation data. Its extreme flexibility means Network Members run market pay analysis based on their own organization's compensation philosophy and grading systems. 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 ...

International HR and compensation expert strengthens the executive compensation business

John Pfeiffer new Senior Manager at hkp/// group

Beginning January 1, 2020, John Pfeffer joins hkp/// group as new Senior Manager. The international HR and compensation expert with experience in the raw materials and energy sector strengthens the executive compensation business. read more ...

Performance & Compensation Benchmarking


hkp/// participant studies offer exclusive expert forums and insights into national and international compensation practices

German and international Compensation Studies

Compensation and performance surveys form a key element of the hkp/// service portfolio. These include participant surveys, club benchmarks, quick surveys as well as rolling studies on aspects of HR and compensation management. read more ...

Approval ratings and shortcomings based on the say-on-pay results of Austria’s leading listed companies at their 2020 annual general meetings

ATX companies: A wake-up call for Management Board compensation

Due to new legal and regulatory regulations, Austrian listed companies were forced to review the design of their Management Board compensation policies and put them to a ‘say-on-pay’ vote at their 2020 annual general meetings. 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


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 ...

Laying the technological basis and sharpening competences

HR drives digital

hkp/// group offers independent support that draws on our profound market knowledge and technical expertise. We help companies with a wide range of tasks, from optimizing their HR IT landscape to improving vendor selection processes. 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


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 ...

Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com

Self-nomination – an alternative Approach to Talent Management

The hkp/// Talent Pulse Survey "Self-nomination in talent management" reveals that more often German companies are using "self-nomination", a system whereby staff take on more responsibility for their own development. 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 ...

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 in Financial Services


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 ...

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 ...

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Kick-off zum Digitalen Deutschen Experten Forum Banken

Die Auftaktveranstaltung zum Digitalen Deutschen Experten Forum Banken beleuchtet die grundsätzlichen Veränderungen der Bankenlandschaft und ihre Auswirkungen auf das Management von Personal- und angrenzenden Prozessen.

03. May 2021, Digitales Deutsches Experten Forum Banken

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