Meet Maria and Vasil - two of our Telerik Academy Alpha mentors and Alpha alumni. Dive in and learn why mentorship is a key part of your path to a successful IT career.Read the story
Meet Yana and Dimitar - one couple that changed careers with Telerik Academy Alpha C#. How did their journey to a successful IT career go? Learn from their story.Read the story
Shortly after the Upskill Salesforce Commerce Cloud program, Milka started a new chapter at AIОPSGROUP. She has discovered an environment full of possibilities and a new career path. Read her story!Read the story
Until 5 years ago, Svetla Ivanova’s educational and professional background had been entirely in the finance sector. After deciding to switch careers, she went from a finance expert to a software developer with the help of Telerik Academy. Shortly after graduating from our professional program for master junior talent, Svetla joined Bede Gaming and has been part of their software engineering team ever since.
An alumnus of the Harvard University and the German Film Academy in Berlin, Ivan Ivanov had a film directing career. When he decided to come back to Bulgaria, however, he realized he needed to pursue a more steady occupation. With previous experience in tech but no real-world programming skills, Ivan joined Telerik Academy Alpha to bring his personal story to a happy end.
Our partners from Leanplum more than doubled their Bulgarian team last year and plan on keeping the growth for 2019. To learn more about the company, its goals and culture, we sat and talked with Vassil Yordanov, Senior Product Designer at Leanplum.
Georgi Georgiev was studying Informatics and Cybersecurity in Saarbrücken, Germany, when he first heard of the then brand new 6-month program for a successful career start in IT - Telerik Academy Alpha. Eager to pursue a career in Bulgaria – it didn’t take long for Georgi to put his academic studies on hold, came back to Bulgaria and apply to Telerik Academy Alpha. Immediately after graduating it, he landed his dream job at Tick42.
According to the latest BASSCOM annual study of the Bulgarian software industry, the number of employees in it has increased with 15% compared to last year. This makes for a staggering 3,563 new jobs in the hottest sector in the country. At the same time, just 12,9% of all students are pursuing STEАM degrees. Does this mean the gap between companies’ needs and professionals available on the market will keep widening even further? It doesn’t have to.
“During our conversations with partners and representatives of the IT sector in Bulgaria, it became clear that there is a need for well-prepared developers with React. And the result is the only immersive, hands-on course for React in Bulgaria, validated by the industry,” Telerik Academy CEO Alexandra Mechkova. Learn more about the program from Economy.bg.
Product managers have one of the most interesting and, at the same time, valuable roles in the software sector. But there are not that many product managers that can be found in Bulgaria today. Trending Topics shed light on the first comprehensive Product Management course in Bulgaria, part of our Upskill programs.