Our Company


why-1 Growing Company > Growing potential for errors in the HCM System
why-2 We analyze and repair your system in high quality to full stability
why-3 The efficiency of the HR department needs to be increased
why-4 Digitalization, automation and process optimization through the use of SAP and SAP SuccessFactors
why-3 SAP HCM/ SuccessFactors is planned for further countries
why-4 Roll out of SAP solutions and SuccessFactors to new locations abroad
why-5 Dissatisfaction with your support
why-6 Competent, reliable, fair, and friendly service with a fast reaction and solution on urgent issues. Just ask our clients!

We provide fast and reliable high-quality support to our customers in all areas of SAP Human Capital Management (Cloud1) and OnPremise2)).  Our around-the-clock services are available in many countries.

1) Cloud … is defined as the modern SAP solutions in the cloud, such as SuccessFactors, WorkForce, Fieldglas, Concur, etc., which can be used without any hardware investments;
2) OnPremise … refers to the traditional SAP HCM or SAP HR solution, which requires additional owned or leased hardware.


The HCM ADVICE team consists of highly committed, success-oriented and friendly individuals. We combine high technical know-how, personnel management expertise and over 20 years of consulting experience in the field—all for our customers’ benefit.
When implementing and using SAP Human Capital Management and SuccessFactors, we make your satisfaction our top priority.

The following points are crucial to the continuous success of our company HCM ADVICE:


In addition, we offer the know-how and information transfer in as much depth as desired by the customers



Our team consists of consultants with international experience, high degree of social competence, multi-lingual knowledge and excellent educational background in Computer Science and/or Economy.

We provide our customers with consulting services in multiple languages: Chinese, German, English, French, Indian-Malayalam, Slovak, Spanish, Rumanian, Czech, Hungarian and many more. We provide diverse expertise not only for manufacturing, commerical and service enterprises from various industries, but also for different departments of public administration.

Our project managers and consultants are committed to the fulfillment of customers’ requirements with prompt, high quality solutions in compliance with our project management methodology. Our managers supervise the implementation of projects and systematically instruct the personal development of our employees into highly accomplished consultants.

Together,  a group of people can make better decisions than an  individual.1) Bearing this in mind, we have developed a strong culture of teamwork which enables us to efficiently provide the best solutions for our customers. An additional advantage of this is that several consultants are well-informed about a single customer’s requirements, ensuring that there is a contact person available for the customer at any time.

1)See for instance “The Wisdom of crowds. Why the Many are smarter than the few.” James Surowiecki, 2004.

Founder and CEO of HCM ADVICE

Ing. Mag. Michael Berthold

Michael Berthold is the founder and visionary leader of HCM ADVICE. He has many years of experience in SAP Human Capital Management (HCM), consulting as Head of Human Resource Management as well as in classic management consulting (e.g. company restructuring, cost-cutting, process optimization and coaching). In addition, he held positions as interim manager, both in the branch of production and distribution of consumer goods as well as for IT companies. He also holds many years of experience working in M&A/Corporate Finance.

Our motto: “We generate satisfied customers who enjoy working with us. To ensure it stays that way, we give our best effort every day.”


System optimization at LOEB!

ADVICE supports SAP migration

LOEB wanted to replace their existing SAP system with “SAP Best Practices for Retail”. ADVICE carried out the project for LOEB, helped reduce legacy issues and optimized processes for the SAP HCM module.

Find out more about our successful cooperation in the success story!

Read LOEB Success Story


A long-term partnership!

Success Story: Sulzer and ADVICE

Sulzer was looking for a reliable partner who takes care of all SAP HR matters – from ongoing support to projects. Together with HCM ADVICE, Sulzer accomplished their goals of having a global harmonized SAP HR landscape without neglecting local processes and country-specific requirements.

Find out more about our partnership with Sulzer in the Success Story.

Read Sulzer Success Story



It is time for a new look!

HCM ADVICE relaunches the company homepage and introduces a completely reworked design.
Intensive planning, effort and creativity has been spent on the relaunch project, to create a userfriendly experiance for our visitors.

The highlights of our new homepage include:

  • New and intuitive navigation,
  • Responsive Design,
  • Call-Back-Service for easy inquiries,
  • News section, so you can stay up to date with HCM ADVICE or important news on SAP,
  • a clear and attractive design concept,
  • and more.

We at HCM ADVICE try to provide you with the information and content that you need, while having fun, discovering it.

Have fun exploring!

Your team at HCM ADVICE!

HCM ADVICE & Bookboon join forces

The largest business eBook publisher

HCM ADVICE partners with world’s largest business eBook publisher Bookboon.com

Bookboon.com is widely known for providing high quality eBooks to develop business employees. The Bookboon eLibrary solution gives your company access to a vast library of short quality
eBooks that fit with your employees’ busy schedules. Therefore ADVICE has partnered up with Bookboon to provide even better support to our customers thanks to SAP Human Capital Management and SuccessFactors solutions.

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TIGER Coatings China scores a hit

TIGER Coatings China was looking for a modern and userfriendly solution to streamline their company goals throughout the organization, align them and make them visible to all employees. Everyone in the company should be aware of his or her contribution to the company’s success, and what is expected of every single employee. The performance reviews should also be linked to defined job profiles with competencies and skills. Furthermore, career paths and development plans should show their talents their future perspectives.

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