Podcast: Microsoft COO Kevin Turner on how to get a high-paying management job in IT

Microsoft hired Kevin Turner to be its Chief Operating Officer and offered him base salary of $570,000 (£285,000) per year and a $7m (£3.5m) up-front payment in 2005. Kevin Turner, previously CIO at Wal-Mart, gives his top tips in six minutes on how IT staff can make the progression to managers and earn the big bucks.

Microsoft hired Kevin Turner to be its Chief Operating Officer and offered him base salary of $570,000 (£285,000) per year and a $7m (£3.5m) up-front payment in 2005.

Kevin Turner, previously CIO at Wal-Mart, gives his top tips in six minutes on how IT staff can make the progression to managers and earn the big bucks. 

To listen, please use the embedded Houndbite player below, as we are currently experiencing problems with our usual podcasting service:

This was last published in April 2008

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