CyberWorks Business Partners receive free training in utilizing the Cultivation Model to build an internal pipeline of candidates and to effectively host CyberWorks participants. All businesses hosting work and learn participants are asked to required to complete the training.
Cultivation is a reproducible six step process designed to strategically transform your organization into a manufacturer of talent. The six steps are merely the outline of the process with suggestions and best practices from which your organization must customize to fully satisfy their requirements.
As a CyberWorks business, you can expect the following as part of your experience:
Qualified candidates are chosen through business partner review of resumes, who then begin a two-week sprint hosted by a CyberWorks Training Partner. Unlike traditional classroom training, the Cyber Mindset Training was designed with input from business partners to be hands-on and prepare candidates to be immediately “job ready.” The training will introduce via theory and real-life scenarios issues such as ethics, risk assessment, situational awareness, and problem-solving. These topics will be augmented with essential workplace skills and industry awareness.
CyberWorks Business Partners then have the opportunity to meet with candidates to determine best fit at a “Candidate Convention” and choose candidates for the 3-12 month practical work experience. CyberWorks workforce partners will work with the candidates and businesses to ensure the experience meets the needs of both parties.
Cultivation is a discipline for identifying and mentoring tomorrow's superstars by immersing them in a positive, collaborative, and empowering environment that encourages learning and career development. Cultivation encourages sharing of these personnel across teams where they continue to grow their career while influencing others through collaboration, mentorship and knowledge sharing.
The Cultivation Model was developed by Brian Walsh, a CyberWorks Business Partner.
A CyberWorks Business Partner is a cybersecurity or IT company willing to help groom cybersecurity/IT workers to fill their workforce needs. There is no upfront cost to participate. There two tiers of business partners: