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In a series of blitz interviews, you will get a taste of our alumni`s life before and after Telerik Academy. Today we meet with Stela, Ivan, Marin, Rosen, Stefan, and Stoyan, who are all part of Haemimont`s team.
At Telerik Academy, we groom top tech talent and connect it with leading businesses where they can further grow and excel. These are successful tech companies that want to have control and predictability when scaling their teams, attribute equal importance to employees’ tech and soft skills and are ready to invest in their continuous professional development.
As a university student majoring in Information Technologies, Martin Katsarov decided to augment his theoretical knowledge with real-world practical skills. The end goal – turning into a full-fledged software engineer and landing his first job quickly with a leading company that truly excites him. Today, he works as a software developer in GVC Services.
After graduating from the Technical University in Sofia with a major in Mechanical Engineering, Iliyan Gogov decided to pursue a different career path – diving into the business world and sales. Realizing his work was no longer a positive and challenging experience and driven by his passion for technology, Iliyan decided to make a change. He applied to Telerik Academy Alpha to become a sought-after software developer.
Alexander Georgiev is a passionate gamer who used to work in the gaming industry, coaching others and commenting on tournaments. At the age of 23 and with no previous programming experience, Alexander joined Telerik Academy Alpha in order to pursue a new career - this time in IT. Just a month after successfully completing the program, he joined Experian as a Junior Software Developer.
Employees are the backbone of IT companies and their most important asset. Finding the right people to join is crucial to the organizations’ success but may be a daunting task, especially when you have a relatively small talent pool available and an ever-expanding demand for software engineers.
"The IT sector continues to be one of the most promising in our country. Technology continues to evolve, and the sector offers numerous and interesting roles," commented Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy.
"The advice I would give to a person going for an interview is to be yourself. There are rules for conducting interviews and many guidelines available online, but the more open the candidate is, the more successful the selection will be for both parties." Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy.
In the first part of the show, Alexandra Mechkova, CEO of Telerik Academy, shared the specifics of the marketing of software companies. They also told about the history of the most successful Bulgarian software company "Telerik", from which the "Telerik Academy" was later created, which offers training in the IT sector for adults.
Irina Lilova, our Talent Success Manager: My advice to every young person is to participate as actively as possible in choosing the right environment for them and in shaping the one they are already in. Think about yourself in the future and what you want to be - professionally and personally.
15 companies from our country participated in one of Europe's most significant events for the technology and digitization sector - Web Summit 2022, in Lisbon, Portugal. At the event, Minister of Innovation and Growth Alexander Pulev met with entrepreneurs, some of whom were from Telerik Academy.