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.
With the onset of the pandemic, we switched to an online learning format. In 2020, we conducted all 14 programs remotely and prepared over 330 participants, from which we received positive feedback for this format. The new release of Telerik Academy Alpha with C# enables anyone to start preparing for an IT career, regardless of location or previous programming experience. Learn more.
Announcing Telerik Academy as the big winner of Forbes Business Awards 2020 may have been a surprise for some. A private tech-ed academy with an annual turnover of less than BGN 2 million somehow outrun companies with thousands of employees, operating on global markets, with millions in profits? How is this possible? For the answers, read Forbes' interview with Alexandra Mechkova, Telerik Academy CEO.
In December 2020, the year the COVID-19 pandemic started, Investor.bg talked to our CEO Alexandra Mechkova about how to spend our time better in the coming months, when we will spend more time at home. Find out what her favorite books, movies, music and series are.
96% of companies expect their operations to be on an upward trajectory in the next 12 months or less. From them, 36% are already on a growth path, and 79% expect this to happen in the next 6-12 months. These are just some of the results of the in-depth survey conducted by Telerik Academy. The aim is to outline the current state of the IT companies in Bulgaria. Read more about the findings and the “IT Hiring and Upskilling Trends in 2020“ report in Digitalk.
In May 2020, a couple of months after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, DevStyleR talked to our CEO Alexandra Mechkova about how the pandemic changed the Academy and the IT sector. From the interview, you’ll learn why the IT sector remains among the least affected by the COVID-19 crisis and how it changed the hiring strategies across the entire ecosystem.