Small Business Trends Radio

Hiring New Employees – The Technology They Need

Michael Dees and IT GuruIn this first of a four part series Michael Dees of eSecurity-Direct talks with host Anita Campbell and shares vital information designed to help you raise your technology iQ.

Congratulations, you have a new employee. Now how do you outfit them with the right technology tools without breaking your budget?

  • How do you sort through all of the acronym soup: M-Series, Celeron, Multi-Threading Gigahertz and more?
  • How do you choose the right set of applications that your employees need?
  • What about viruses and spyware and backups?
  • How do you deal with support, maintenance, licenses?
  • How do you plan and spend wisely keeping the future in mind?

Have no fear Michael covers all of these topics and share some ways you can get some really terrific pricing on your purchases as well.

Be sure to check out the special page of helpful information Michael has made available just for Small Business Trends Radio listeners. Special Resources page

Additional highlights of this show include the Today’s Trend segment, “The Declining Cost of Computing Hardware.”

About Michael Dees

Michael Dees is President and Managing Member of eSecurity Direct Ltd., a provider of managed security and infrastructure services. Michael has 19 years of industry experience in technology infrastructure and security management. He has worked or consulted for some of the largest companies in Northeastern Ohio including Society (Key) Bank, National City Bank, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Phillips Medical Systems (Marconi Medical Systems / Picker International) and Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems.

Michael has been a guest lecturer at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, and was a featured presenter on the Secret Service sponsored Northern Ohio Information Technology Roundtable (NOITR). You can learn more about Michael and his company at his website:

Recorded: April 18, 2006

Duration: 60 minutes

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