Category: Employee Stories

Cristian Mardare, Senior Software Engineer, on building your career with a healthy approach, principles, and work-life balance

Cristian Mardare, Senior Software Engineer, on building your career with a healthy approach, principles, and work-life balance

Passion + Commitment + Consistency – these principles have been Cristi’s guiding stars on his remarkable career journey, leading him to where he stands today. And guess what? He’s right here with us! Our sit-down with him was… well, let’s say “meticulous,” just like everything else he does. Take a peek at his daily routine, and you’ll see what we mean.

Stefan Csoregi, Engineering Manager, On The Importance Of Making Mistakes, Learning On The Go And Giving Ownership To Team Members

Stefan Csoregi, Engineering Manager, On The Importance Of Making Mistakes, Learning On The Go And Giving Ownership To Team Members

One of the most down-to-earth people you’ll meet, Stefan had a sit with us for a much-needed discussion about his passions, about his professional journey thus far, what makes him tick, and most of all, how he conducts his day-to-day business and how he manages his team. Having said this, his view on how a team should collaborate is something you need to check out. Also, should you ever come in need of a beer expert, he’s your guy! And we do mean this.

Georgiana Preduca, on her journey to becoming a very skilled and creative Technical Manager, as well as a LinkedIn expert

Georgiana Preduca, on her journey to becoming a very skilled and creative Technical Manager, as well as a LinkedIn expert

Whether you’re ever in need of someone to craft very – and we do mean VERY – professional LinkedIn posts, or DIY projects that include wiring and electronics, Georgiana Preduca is the one you need. Extremely skillful, creative, and resourceful, she’s not your usual Technical Manager, after all, she’s really into espionage movies and shows, so… We kept our discussion not short, but effective and very insightful, so let’s dive right into today’s story with Georgiana!

Liviu Sopon, Software Engineer, on turning long-time passions into a successful career in programming

Liviu Sopon, Software Engineer, on turning long-time passions into a successful career in programming

We had a sit down with Liviu to discuss a whole bunch of topics and it genuinely turned into an amazing talk about how passions helped him become a really talented Software Engineer. All in all, our discussion about a typical work day and spending personal time, as well as his career path lead us to deeper topics, with amazing references, such as the Great Filter or the Triforce, as well as great info sources, but you really have to read his Employee Story to catch onto these topics.

Cristian Bodnar, Director of Engineering, about creating your own best practices and making an impact through your day-to-day work

Cristian Bodnar, Director of Engineering, about creating your own best practices and making an impact through your day-to-day work

Cristi is one of a kind, they truly broke the mold after they made him. We love discussing with Cristi because every time we find out something new about him and how he does what he does. He is a – let’s say self-made – Director of Engineering at AscentCore and he may describe his work like Forrest Gump describes life comparing it with a box of chocolates: ‘you never know what you’ll gonna get’ when you come in every day. Cristi talked with us about creating your very own best practices, implementing your own style, and making it work, as well as a lot of stories but nevertheless, with emphasis on making an impact through what you do through your work.

Anda Nicola, Director of Engineering, on the key factors of creating a healthy work environment while offering the best customer experience possible

Anda Nicola, Director of Engineering, on the key factors of creating a healthy work environment while offering the best customer experience possible

Anda is truly one of a kind, and we couldn’t resist sitting down with her to dig into what sets her apart as an amazing professional. We had an insightful conversation about her unique approach to fostering a healthy work environment and why it holds such immense significance. It’s inspiring to see how she wholeheartedly embraces her now-famous tagline #viatabuna in all aspects of her work, including creating unforgettable customer experiences. Without further ado, ladies and gentlemen, we present to you: Anda.

Cristiana Tintesan, Junior Software Engineer, on choosing the right Internship and how that can shape your career development down the road

Cristiana Tintesan, Junior Software Engineer, on choosing the right Internship and how that can shape your career development down the road

Cristiana joined AscentCore through our Internship program last year and has since proven to be an amazing team member all-round. So much so that it almost seems to us that she’s been around for at least 4 years.

We’re really proud of her and we can’t wait for you to read what she had to share with us through her story and how our Internship helped shape her career.

Anca Cristea, Senior People Operations Partner, on promoting a work environment focused on psychological and physical wellbeing

Anca Cristea, Senior People Operations Partner, on promoting a work environment focused on psychological and physical wellbeing

Anca is one of the most people-oriented Senior People Operations Partners that one could wish for in their organization, and she’s proven that again and again. She just rocks, ok? Don’t just take our word for it, read her own words. She sat down with us for a casual turned professional talk (as she does) and we ended up with a very inspiring Employee Story that you just need to read

Gabi Malinchi, Senior Technical Lead, on being adaptable and responsive to shifting priorities and staying up to date with industry trends

Gabi Malinchi, Senior Technical Lead, on being adaptable and responsive to shifting priorities and staying up to date with industry trends

Gabi sat down with us to discuss about the importance of being adaptable to shifting priorities and about how he started with tech.

Vlad Ilies, Technical Lead, on that ‘can do’ attitude, a little bit of humor, and willingness to learn are the main ingredients in the recipe that’ll help your career develop

Vlad Ilies, Technical Lead, on that ‘can do’ attitude, a little bit of humor, and willingness to learn are the main ingredients in the recipe that’ll help your career develop

Vlad has learned throughout his career that having the right team around you can make all the difference in achieving success, no matter how difficult the task may seem. Working with people that don’t back down and rise to the occasion, and work together to find creative solutions, when faced with a challenge, is extremely rewarding. When the team has a ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to tackle tough challenges head-on is not only refreshing but also inspiring.