Valentin went from healing bodies (Bachelor's degree in Sports Therapy from Coventry) to building code at interop.io! Keep reading to learn how he did it with the help of Telerik Academy Alpha.Read the story
Discover the inspiring story of Ivelina with Upskill UX/UI Design, how she pitched the program to her employer and how the newly gained skills impacted her career.Read the story
We are thrilled to welcome ProCredit Bank into our ever-expanding partner network! Naturally, we were quick to ask our new partners a couple of questions, as the banking sector is becoming increasingly digital, and developers play an essential part in its digital transformation.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.
Telerik Academy offers its employees a mental and physical health program. At the end of 2021, the overall program was rated by employees at 4.8 out of 5. Based on their performance, employees also have the opportunity to acquire shares in the company and an annual bonus based on their performance.
Daniel Rankov is a CEO and Chief Cloud Officer at Several Clouds, AWS Community Hero, and the lead trainer of the Telerik Academy Upskill DevOps program. For him, DevOps is a collaboration towards a common goal, and the role of a DevOps engineer is complex and related to automation, Pipelines, CI/CD and cloud technologies.
At the b2b Media Awards 2022, companies, projects and individuals showcased their innovative campaigns, projects and achievements by competing in over 30 categories. Telerik Academy won two awards - first place in the "Dynamic Development" category and a special award for our CEO, Alexandra Mechkova.
"We're happy that there's been tremendous interest in the free programming fundamentals courses since we opened them up to everyone a year ago. For some participants, it is the best way to find out if programming is their career path; for others, it is a great way to prepare for the entrance exam to the 6-month Alpha programs." shared Alexandra Mechkova, our CEO.
How to create a good user experience, what skills and education are needed for a career in the UX industry? Polya Vasileva, our Creative Director and head trainer in the Upskill UX/UI Design program, answered these questions in an interview with Digitalk.