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 ...

Dr. Christine Abel and Nina Grochowitzki interviewed by hkp.com

Measurable targets in unpredictable times - the award of LTIs during the COVID-19 crisis

Variable Compensation: What should be done with the award of Long Term Incentives (LTIs) for 2020? The compensation experts Dr. Christine Abel and Nina Grochowitzki provide answers in an interview with hkp.com. read more ...

Corporate Governance & Board Compensation


hkp/// group analysis “Annual Report Evaluation Management Board Compensation DAX 2020”

Corona puts an end to a decade of compensation increases among DAX companies

Compensation of DAX CEOs suffers the biggest slump since disclosure became mandatory: average compensation of DAX CEOs falls by 28% to an average of EUR 5.3 million in the face of sharply declining earnings so far. read more ...

Regine Siepmann and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter interviewed by hkp.com

ARUG II: Implementation moves forward

The Act implementing the Second European Shareholder Rights Directive into German law has been in force since the beginning of the year. Regine Siepmann and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter comment on the first experiences of implementing ARUG II. 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 ...

Holger Jungk interviewed by hkp.com

Think and act holistically when choosing software

Is it better to choose an integrated HR solution from a single manufacturer or to combine the best modules from a number of different manufacturers into a single HR software platform? 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 ...

hkp.com speaks to Dr. Harriet Sebald and Joachim Kayser

This Side of Utopia: Performance Management and Reward

Performance management and how it impacts the way companies pay and develop executives and employees continues to be a topic that dominates the HR agenda. An interview on current trends and their impact. 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 ...

Dr. Christine Abel and Jennifer S. Schulz interviewed by hkp.com

Identifying and eliminating the gender pay gap

Many companies have put their compensation levels and processes to the cross-gender fairness test. hkp.com talked to hkp/// group experts Dr. Christine Abel and 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 ...

Results of the Global Equity Insights Survey 2019

Entrepreneurship driven by equity-based compensation

Entrepreneurship and ownership 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


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Leon Jacob talks to hkp.com

The HR Products Challenge

In an event series by the German Association for HR managers (BPM) and hkp /// group, employee-oriented solutions for HR products were developed in 2018 by using EX design. Leon Jacob explains the challenges (in German). 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 ...

Development paths and career models in motion

Creating career and prospects

What drives and motivates employees now to advance their careers? How do we create development prospects that are attractive to all groups of the workforce? What does “career” mean in increasingly flat and agile organizations? 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


Petra Knab-Hägele and Holger Jungk interviewed by hkp.com

HR digitization in banks: the crisis as a catalyst

Fintechs and online provider have long been challenging traditional banks. Now the corona crisis is increasing the pressure to become more efficient digitally. HR can contribute to this. Petra Knab-Hägele and Holger Jungk explain how. read more ...

hkp.com spoke to Isabel Jahn and David Voggeser

Greater Transparency for greater Wage Equality

What should companies be doing to achieve greater equality of salaries and income for men and women in light of the new draft legislation from the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth? read more ...

Next event
New Work und Employer Branding

Folge 2 der Webinar-Reihe "Digitales Deutsches Experten Forum Banken" (DDEFB) beschäftigt sich mit dem durch die COVID-19 Pandemie verstärkten Wandel der Arbeitswelt bei Banken und Finanzdienstleistern.

07. May 2021, Digitales Deutsches Experten Forum Banken

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