If you're interested in pursuing a career in the IT industry and enjoy solving problems, then QA engineering could be the perfect fit for you. Learn more about the role from two industry experts.Read the story
Welcome to our "Meet the Team" blog post series, where we introduce you to the amazing people behind our company! Who are they? Today, we introduce you to two of them - Desislava Petrova & Grigori KaranikolovRead the story
Nikol and Nikolay are yet another proof that if you are motivated and eager to learn, you can achieve all your goals. They had a different background before joining the Alpha Python program but one dream – joining the IT sector. And we help them turn it into reality.Read the story
Kiril eagerly shares Telerik Academy helped him gain extensive tech knowledge and hands-on experience. Also, he emphasizes on the importance of building powerful relationships with Telerik Academy’s partnering companies. Last but not least, Kiril highly appreciates the interview preparation trainings, which were included in the program.
In the last decade, we’ve been working hard to fulfill our mission – connecting Bulgarian talent, organizations and training resources to advance personal development, professional careers and grow the IT ecosystem. We’ve pioneered IT career jumpstart programs and launched free private trainings for kids, paving the way for other tech-ed organizations.
In June we launched the first-ever complete UX/UI Design program in Bulgaria. 37 professionals successfully graduated from it, mastering how to design digital experiences that put users front and center.
Pavel attended the Technical University in Sofia for two years. Following his interests, he dropped from university and joined the first Telerik Academy Alpha cohort. Shortly after completing the program, Pavel jumpstarted his IT career at Grafixoft.
Ever fell into the temptation to adopt a senior dev only hiring approach? Seniors, while they do have extensive experience, might be costly and hard to attract and retain, if they’re your only option. What’s the alternative?
Zvezdy has studied Informatics at the University of Plovdiv and worked as a front-end designer with HTML/CSS for about 5 years before joining the Academy to upgrade her skills and boost her career. After graduating from Telerik Academy Alpha, she joined the ranks of Accenture, where she works as a front-end developer.
After leaving Progress in the end of 2016, Telerik’s four founders – Boyko Iaramov, Vassil Terziev, Svetozar Georgiev and Hristo Kosev, spun off the tech-ed organization they created in 2009 – Telerik Academy – into an independent company. Their idea is to transform the project into a self-sustaining business, grooming talent for all companies in the IT ecosystem, as well as to continue to train children and high school students for free. These plans include the current building.
Three years after Telerik co-founders Svetozar Georgiev and Vassil Terziev graced the cover of Forbes Magazine Bulgaria for the first time, Vassil Terziev is back on the cover of the prestigious business monthly.
There is more behind the avalanche-kind of success than just a good business model and a few smart ideas. You feel this the moment you enter the company's headquarters in Sofia's "Mladost" suburb. "In spite of being in the lime light, for us everyone working for the organization is a hero,” says Terziev.
In Bulgaria, where demand for qualified IT specialists is now outstripping the available supply, Telerik promotes itself as the only company in the country that offers free training courses. In 2009, it set up an academy for software engineers. So far 510 have enrolled — though not all stay the course — and the annual intake is rising. This year about 1,000 started the program, of whom Telerik plans to hire about 150.
The ability to think beyond the three options and see a fourth is the source of all competitive advantage. For example, software companies all share the same global strategic headache: recruiting capable programmers. Most employers looking to hire capable programmers consider three obvious options: pay more, outsource to third-party developers, or slow down development. Telerik considered these options but instead decided to go for a fourth option–they created Telerik Academy.