Managing the Crisis and Recovery


Article Restructuring: Reducing personnel costs and managing downsizing
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 ...

Article Measurable targets in unpredictable times - the award of LTIs during the COVID-19 crisis
Dr. Pia Lünstroth 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? Compensation experts Dr. Pia Lünstroth and Nina Grochowitzki provide answers 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 Efficiency and Effectiveness Reviews for Supervisory Bodies
Variety of methods, structured interviews and document analysis

Efficiency and Effectiveness Reviews for Supervisory Bodies

Legislation and increased business activity place fresh requirements on supervisory bodies and raise the necessity of self-monitoring. Regulations on good corporate governance recommend regular reviews of efficiency and effectiveness. read more ...

Digitalization, Start-ups & IT-Tools


Article Employee representatives view the use of AI in HR with a certain amount of skepticis
Update zur Umfrage des Bundesverbands für Personalmanager BPM & Ethikbeirat HR-Tech

Employee representatives view the use of AI in HR with a certain amount of skepticis

Co-determination side and HR are equally in favor of clear ethical frameworks in the use of AI and modern technologies. Update on the survey by the German Association for Human Resource Managers BPM & Ethics Advisory Board HR-Tech. read more ...

Article Corporate start-ups: fewer compromises, more success
Results of the hkp/// group study "Pay for Pioneers 2020 – Organization & Compensation in Corporate Start-ups"

Corporate start-ups: fewer compromises, more success

The hkp/// group study "Pay for Pioneers" has investigated the organizational integration of and compensation systems in corporate start-ups in Germany and highlights key aspects for the success of these projects. read more ...

Compensation & Benefits, Grading


Article Grading needs governance – and not at corporates
Carsten Schlichting and David Voggeser interviewed by hkp.com

Grading needs governance – and not at corporates

In times of increasing agility and internationality, central governance is needed in the evaluation of positions and functions. Carsten Schlichting and David Voggeser in conversation. read more ...

Article Grading / Job Evaluation
Simply and accurately determine functions' value

Grading / Job Evaluation

Grading forms the basis of processes such as talent management and compensation policies as well as supporting the implementation of regulatory/legal requirements. read more ...

Performance & Compensation Benchmarking


Article Top executive and non-tariff employee quotas in Germany
hkp/// group Workforce Insights Snippets, Part 2

Top executive and non-tariff employee quotas in Germany

What proportion of employees do non-tariff employees make up in terms of different functional areas and industries? Part 2 of the hkp/// group Workforce & Compensation Insights with compensation experts Verena Vandervelt and Sabrina Müsel. read more ...

Article Worldwide Benchmarking with Global ExecuNet
hkp/// group video interview with Jouco Bleeker

Worldwide Benchmarking with Global ExecuNet

hkp/// group builds and manages networks that provide global data for quality HR & compensation benchmarking. One of those Charter Survey Networks is Global ExecuNet. Jouco Bleeker explains how it works. 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 Strong tool in times of uncertainty: 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 ...

HR Strategy & Transformation


Article HR Transformation: Remaining innovative
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 ...

Article Recruiting
From traditional Recruitment to modern Talent Acquisition

Recruiting

How are roles and processes mapped out in a modern recruitment? Which instruments are necessary for selecting new staff? How can a positive experience for the right applicants be guaranteed? 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 Performance Management in the Energy Sector
Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Frank Gierschmann 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


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 ...

Article The hkp/// group Retention Management Toolbox
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 ...

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 Between Pain, Innovation and Feasibility
Frank Gierschmann and Anna-Maria Hirschfeld 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


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 Evaluating Supervisory and Executive Committees at Financial Institutions
Between regulatory Requirements and voluntary Best Practice

Evaluating Supervisory and Executive Committees at Financial Institutions

Initially overlooked, the January 2014 amendments to the German Banking Act (KWG) tightened up the requirements for evaluating supervisory committees at financial institutions. hkp.com spoke to Petra Knab-Hägele and Regine Siepmann. read more ...