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For 10 years now, we’ve been helping people to jumpstart promising careers in IT and change their lives. We called on our alumni to share their stories and how Telerik Academy impacted them. Today we meet Dimitar. From a non-technical guy stuck in an unsatisfactory structural engineering career to becoming a successful software developer, Dimitar’s story is nothing less than inspirational.
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.
The position of COO is new and follows the development of Telerik Academy after its separation as an independent company in 2017. Dimitar will work to optimize processes and strategic planning about the need for retraining and upgrading skills in Bulgaria and globally.
Steven Tsvetkov, Learning Experience Design Manager at Telerik Academy: ChatGPT, as well as other similar technologies, would have a significant impact not only on training in the IT sector but also on the entire education sector. These types of tools have the potential to impact various aspects of talent development positively.
"The demand for well-prepared talent in the IT sector is rapidly growing - there will be over 30,000 jobs in Bulgaria in the coming years. Anyone who wants to keep up with the future should consider starting an IT career." Nadya Atanasova, Technical Training Mananger at Telerik Academy.
"ChatGPT is a virtual assistant that can be useful for businesses and individuals by providing a quick and easy way to get information and lay the foundations for solving problems." Viktor Tsvetkov, CTO of Telerik Academy