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After Hours Vol.8: From Junior To Senior: What I Need To Get The Promotion?

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As the tech industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed, it’s becoming important for companies to not only attract top talent but also to retain and develop their employees.

Promotion is the holy grail of any career path, but in the tech industry, it’s not just a matter of putting in the hours. It takes a combination of skills and knowledge, you need to be savvy to climb the ladder and achieve your goals.

So, what does it take to go from a junior role to a senior position in a tech company? It’s the question that The Recursive, Anthill, and Next Consult explored at After Hours Vol.8: From Junior To Senior: What I Need To Get The Promotion?

Who spoke at the event?

  • Georgi Gerginov is the CEO at Anthill, the Sofia-based company that builds and operates high-performing R&D organizations. Georgi is a true leader who believes in empowering people and nurturing top talent from within. He is also a co-founder and Member of the Board of the Innovations in Software Technologies Association (ISTA).


  • Sinisha Djukic is General Manager at Bosch Digital Bulgaria.  He has been with the company for 20 years and has held various software engineering and management positions. Sinisha has vast experience in product development, presales, consulting and project delivery.


  • Radoslav Nikolov is the Managing Director at SAP Labs Bulgaria, the business unit of SAP which focuses on the development of SAP’s Business Technology Platform and cloud-based applications.  Radoslav has over 20 years of professional experience in various aspects of IT development and has been recognized for his top leadership skills.


  • Borislav Uzunov is the People and Culture Manager at Next Consult, the business and digital transformation consultancy. Borislav has worked for the company for the past 6 years and his previous role as a business consultant included the development and management of remuneration systems, motivational and growth plans implementation.
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Watch the highlights from the event and hurry up to register for the upcoming After Hours Vol.9: Retention and Engagement: The Antidote to The Quiet Quitting Storm at WorkBetter on May 11.

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Elena is an Innovation Reporter at The Recursive, an online media dedicated to the emerging tech and startup ecosystems in Southeast Europe. She is keen on sharing the innovation stories that shape the regional ecosystem and has a great interest in fintech, IoT, and biotech startups. Elena is currently finishing her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Political Science at the American University in Bulgaria.