Hiring spree: Unicorns splurge on high-cost talent - ET Retail
23 April 2019 9:03 PM GMT
Oyo, Zomato, Swiggy lead the table for top hires; average salary at over Rs 60 lakh, 20% in Rs 1-1.5 crore range.
- Mumbai: Unicorns in the startup ecosystem are not just attracting funds but also recruiting high-cost talent from diverse sectors to helm critical functions, with Oyo , Zomato and Swiggy leading the table for top hires.
- "Given this scale, it was key for us to strengthen our leadership last year in the form of our first CFO, COO and Head of Engineering along with VPs across business, product, new initiatives and engineering functions," said Girish Menon, VP - HR, Swiggy.
- "We will continue hiring leaders in product and engineering functions as well as look for business builders to head new categories as we expand," said Menon.
- The largest pool of leaders was from marketing, sales and product teams, followed by the logistics/supply chain and technology roles, according to Xpheno.