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.
"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.
Telerik Academy is the place where you can launch an IT career in just 6 months, regardless of your background, education or age. And the technical trainers have a crucial role in this process. Meet them in the interview with economy.bg.