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 ...

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


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 ...

hkp.com interview with Regine Siepmann and Frank Gierschmann

Succession Planning as essential Corporate Governance Aspect

The hkp/// group Survey “Succession planning for board members” shows: A functioning succession plan is still a central element enabling to fill vacancies as quickly as possible with the best suited candidates. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Overview on Global ExecuNet (GEN) survey 2019 results

Innovative gender pay gap analyses in selected countries worldwide

hkp/// group has examined top executive compensation in a global context. This article gives insights on compensation differences between female and male managers in selected countries world-wide. read more ...

Employee Participation & Equity-based Compensation


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 ...

Equity driving performance and ownership culture

Equity-based compensation drives company performance

Companies take strong measures to develop a corporate equity culture. Results from the recent Global Equity Insights Survey. The hkp///group study is conducted in cooperation with the Global Equity Organization GEO 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 ...

HR Strategy & Transformation

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 ...

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


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 ...

Using agile methods for employee engagement

Employee Experience Design

How do we create solutions (e.g. HR tools) for a positive employee experience? How do we create HR solutions that inspire our workforce? How can we better align our HR instruments with our customers? 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 ...

Frank Gierschmann and Leon Jacob interviewed by hkp.com

Between Pain, Innovation and Feasibility

Performance Management is changing. In today’s dynamic markets, the traditional approach of a standardized, annual process comes under increasing pressure. 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 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 ...