The Upskill Data Analyst Lead Trainer about his work, projects and the first edition of the programRead the story
Interview with Alexandra Mechkova – CEO of Telerik Academy for Bloomberg TVRead the story
Discover the inspiring career change journeys of two people, paving the way to a brighter future. Dive into their stories, find inspiration, and take the leap into the IT sector as a QA engineer!Read the story
Aged 21 and studying at university, Krasimir Etov decided to join Telerik Academy Alpha .NET to attain the coding and soft skills companies demand and land his first job in IT. Less than a month after graduating from the program, he jumpstarted his career as a Junior Software Developer at Fourth – a leading provider of cloud-based forecasting and cost control software for the hospitality industry and a Telerik Academy partner.
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.
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.
"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.
The eleventh edition of the Forbes Business Awards 2022 took place on April 5, awarding the best companies in 12 categories. Telerik Academy won the award for Employer of the Year. Out of 46 applications, in the final, we were with two of the most recognizable names in the IT sector - Progress and VMware.
The Forbes Business Awards 2022 are just a few days away, and the finalists have already been announced. Telerik Academy is nominated in one of the most contested categories, "Employer of 2022".
"It is inspiring for us that annually around 600 people change their career path through our Alpha programs and become part of the most dynamic and future-proof industry or grow in their career with new practical skills." shared Alexandra Mechkova, our CEO.