- The award given by the Mahou San Miguel Foundation, Mahou San Miguel and the Excellence in Sustainability Club recognizes the work carried out by the cybersecurity company in the promotion of employment among young people.
- For this, S2 Grupo has launched Enigma, a cybersecurity training program for recent graduates that allows them to specialize in this area and to incorporate them into their workforce.
- The award ceremony was presided over by Princess Elena of Spain.
Valencia, March 6, 2017. S2 Grupo, a company specialized in cybersecurity and exploitation of critical systems, has received the 1st Award for Boosting Youth Employment, within the SME and entrepreneurial category, awarded by the Mahou San Miguel Foundation, Mahou San Miguel and the Excellence in Sustainability Club.
The event, which was held today in Madrid, has been presided over by Princess Elena of Spain. The aim of this award is to highlight the best business practices that promote employment among the new generations.
In this sense, S2 Grupo has been recognized with this award, among other reasons, for its constant commitment to job creation and maintaining a stable recruitment. In order to promote the incorporation into the labor market of the recent graduates in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science and Telecommunications, it has launched Enigma. It is its own cybersecurity school which aims to offer specialized training, talent recruitment in universities and the opportunity to join its staff once trained. This training program lasts 6 months. From their admittance, the youth receive a scholarship, so it involves no cost to them, they integrate the Know How of S2 Grupo to their learning and receive personalized advice according to their interests, virtues and areas to improve. “It is an honor to see the work of S2 Grupo acknowlegded in the field of youth employment promotion because it positively reinforces the work we do and we believe it is essential to generate a new labor framework. In fact, stable recruitment of young people is a competitive advantage for S2 Grupo because their incorporation brings new ideas and different perspectives that allow us to maintain our growth over time“, said Miguel A. Juan, associate-director of S2 Grupo.
Proof of its commitment to the promotion of employment, is that in the last year, the workforce of the company increased by 15%, with a total of 225 employees in its offices in Valencia, Madrid, Barcelona, Bogotá and Mexico. A total of 64 new hires took place, of which 39 belonged to youths under the age of 30. “Young people highly value this first recruitment as well as the opportunity and confidence in their professional start to incorporate them into our organization. In addition, having these young people on our staff improves the innovation and creativity of our entire team“, said José Rosell, associate-director of S2 Grupo.