The answer is no. While the average executive recruiter would love to spend time recruiting nothing but Fortune 500 CEOs, the fact is that there are not enough of them to go around. As a result, executive search consultants get involved in recruiting across a variety of sectors, countries and company sizes.
This particular article, from the Economic Times of India, looks at the upswing in hiring for executive positions at India based startups. The article also looks at some of the bigger Internet firms in the country, where pay for senior level executives can be in the region of $1,000,000 and beyond.
Even from small startups, mandates for senior executives have increased to 3-4 as compared with almost none last year,” said Shailesh Singh, recruitment expert. “While fixed salaries have more or less remained the same since last year, startups are able to offer more stock options after the Flipkart deal.”