Managing the Crisis and Recovery


Article HCM: By no means a fad
Human Capital Management will soon be impacting the entire corporate landscape

HCM: By no means a fad

Human Capital Management and ESG as focus topics of the DGFP network meeting on September 8, 2022. read more ...

Article Strategic personnel planning during periods of crisis, part 1: the financial sector
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 ...

Corporate Governance & Board Compensation


Article Maximum compensation: Implications for Management Board compensation systems
Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Johannes Harrack interviewed by hkp.com

Maximum compensation: Implications for Management Board compensation systems

When the Second European Shareholder Rights Directive was implemented specific regulations on the maximum compensation were incorporated into the German Stock Corporation Act. An with Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Johannes Harrack. read more ...

Article Limited light, plenty of shadows
Proxy guidelines of DAX top investors in focus

Limited light, plenty of shadows

Voting guidelines for board compensation do not fulfill minimum requirements. A joint analysis by hkp /// group, University of Göttingen and DIRK reveals need for action against the backdrop of ARUG II. read more ...

Digitalization, Start-ups & IT-Tools


Article More than a matter of gender: start-up teams are diverse
encourageventures investor breakfast at hkp/// group office Frankfurt

More than a matter of gender: start-up teams are diverse

On October 24, 2022, Elke Eller and Harriet Sebald welcomed around 20 investors to the female investor breakfast of the encourageventures Rhine-Main Hub at the Frankfurt office of hkp// group. read more ...

Article Digital transformation as a driver of corporate development
Interview with Monika Hablick (EnBW) and former 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 the former hkp/// group expert Leon Jacob explain how to provide the right mindset. read more ...

Compensation & Benefits, Grading


Article Job evaluation: Agility – a driving force of innovation
John Pfeiffer and Verena Vandervelt interviewed by hkp.com

Job evaluation: Agility – a driving force of innovation

hkp// group Senior Directors John Pfeiffer and Verena Vandervelt on innovative and field-tested approaches to grading/job evaluation under dynamic conditions. read more ...

Article Management information, not data salad
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


Article Five success factors for effective fair pay projects
Insights by hkp/// group compensation expert Jennifer S. Schulz

Five success factors for effective fair pay projects

More and more companies have started putting their compensation reality to the test to avoid discrimination. hkp/// group compensation expert Jennifer S. Schulz explains five success factors for fair pay analyses. read more ...

Article hkp/// PortalLive
hkp/// RemuNet's online portals deliver ‘qualified peer' intelligence

hkp/// PortalLive

As professional platforms for “Peer to Peer” exchanges, our portals are solutions for industry specific associations or industry groups, who use them to gain intelligence, community exchange, and build reciprocity for their own members. read more ...

Employee Participation & Equity-based Compensation


Article Equity-based compensation trends reflect global challenges
Global Equity Insights Survey 2021 provides latest insights on global market practice of equity-based compensation

Equity-based compensation trends reflect global challenges

Equal Pay is top priority, say-on-pay votes also affect equity-based compensation, COVID-19 viewed as one-off exogenic shock: Global Equity Insights Survey 2021 provides insights on global market practice of equity-based compensation. read more ...

Article Developing and supporting the rollout of share-based compensation
Case Study Equity Compensation

Developing and supporting the rollout of share-based compensation

Case study on the development and the global rollout of a share-based compensation program for large parts of the employees of an international leading tech company by hkp/// group experts. read more ...

HR Strategy & Transformation


Article Human Capital Management as part of EESG
A Viewpoint by Dr. Harriet Sebald and Michael H. Kramarsch

Human Capital Management as part of EESG

The focus of investors on ESG is also moving HR into the spotlight. Investors expect information on human capital management (HCM). Dr. Harriet Sebald and Michael H. Kramarsch classify the developments on the basis of current studies. read more ...

Article Investors’ focus on Human Capital Management – opportunity for HR
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 ...

Employee Experience Design & Agile Methods


Article Design Thinking for Employee Experience
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 ...

Article AI in talent management—everyone’s talking about it, but is anyone doing it?
Sabrina Müsel and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com

AI in talent management—everyone’s talking about it, but is anyone doing it?

The hkp/// group experts Frank Gierschmann and Sabrina Müsel discuss the current use of artificial intelligence and modern technology in talent management. read more ...

Strategic Talent Management


Article Performance Management quo vadis - the end of Best Practices?
hkp// group consultants Karolin Schaper and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com

Performance Management quo vadis - the end of Best Practices?

Where is the journey in performance management heading to? hkp// group consultants Karolin Schaper and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com. read more ...

Article Succession Planning as essential Corporate Governance Aspect
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 ...

New Performance Management


Article 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 ...

Article Global Performance Management
Case Study Performance Management

Global Performance Management

By presenting a concrete case study hkp/// group expert Frank Gierschmann shows an example for designing and implementing a global performance management process. read more ...

HR in Financial Services


Article Remuneration Ordinance for Institutions 4.0 finalized
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 ...

Article Clawbacks and stricter rules on compensation
Overview IVV rule changes

Clawbacks and stricter rules on compensation

The new Institutsvergütungsverordnung brings stricter compensation regulations for banks in Germany - among others by clawbacks. read more ...