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
Read the interview with the Telerik Academy Upskill Salesforce Commerce Cloud lead trainer to learn why this free program is a great way to grow your dev career.
Meet Nikolay Kazmin, co-founder and CTO of the cleaning platform Domestina, the lead trainer of Telerik Academy Upskill Product Management, and one of your mentors during the 3-month program!
Meet Vela Georgieva, a UX Designer at Progress, one of the leading tech companies in Bulgaria. A job she landed just two months after graduating from Telerik Academy Upskill UX/UI Design. Read her story!
What happens during and after Telerik Academy Upskill React? Well, we can talk at great length about the program, but we decided to let two of our alumni share about its impact because they know it best.
Milena always strives to stay ahead of the digital marketing curve. With nearly 8 years of experience in brand management, marketing, and digital communications, she needed a program to help her level up her skills. And that is exactly what she did with Telerik Academy Upskill Digital Marketing.
Since he was at school, Daniel knew that design was his thing - his future profession. However, he had to wait more than 10 years, change 6 jobs, including wire fence knitting, melding, locksmithing, and bartending, before he could turn his old hobby into a career. Read his inspirational story.
There is more behind the avalanche-kind of success than just a good business model and a few smart ideas. You feel this the moment you enter the company's headquarters in Sofia's "Mladost" suburb. "In spite of being in the lime light, for us everyone working for the organization is a hero,” says Terziev.
In Bulgaria, where demand for qualified IT specialists is now outstripping the available supply, Telerik promotes itself as the only company in the country that offers free training courses. In 2009, it set up an academy for software engineers. So far 510 have enrolled — though not all stay the course — and the annual intake is rising. This year about 1,000 started the program, of whom Telerik plans to hire about 150.
The ability to think beyond the three options and see a fourth is the source of all competitive advantage. For example, software companies all share the same global strategic headache: recruiting capable programmers. Most employers looking to hire capable programmers consider three obvious options: pay more, outsource to third-party developers, or slow down development. Telerik considered these options but instead decided to go for a fourth option–they created Telerik Academy.