Bulgarian HR professional of 2017 is Ivelina Vasileva from HeleCloud

Sofia, 12 January 2018:

HeleCloud Senior HR Specialist Ivelina Vassileva was awarded “HR Professional of the Year” at the official ceremony of the “Annual HR Awards 2017” held yesterday. The Bulgarian Association for People Management awards recognises HR individuals and organisations achievements in improving their organisation’s bottom line, achieving business results, demonstrating leadership or developing innovative programs and the HR profession in Bulgaria.

“I am honoured to receive “HR Professional of the Year” award and the Bulgarian HR community recognition which motivates me to advance in my journey as a professional and pursue business excellence in everything I do. Joining HeleCloud team in the start-up phase of its development gave me the opportunity to create and build HR practices from scratch, to see how my ideas shape and work in practice and to be part of an engaged team of professionals”, said Ivelina Vasileva.

In a year since HeleCloud establishment, Ivelina Vassileva managed to reduce the time to hire from 60 to 40 days by engineering a selection process with automaton of the interviewer’s feedback and ensuring positive candidates experience by creating clearly defined and standardised assessment criteria.

HeleCloud believes it owns its success to the loyalty, motivation and professional successes of each team member. Addressing the fundamental driver of corporate culture for the development of a start-up, Ivelina Vassileva designed the initiative HeleLife, aimed at implementing a performance-based management system, encouraging the active participation and team involvement in the company’s development based on open communication and feedback and introducing initiatives for better balancing of professional and personal life.

“I’m very happy to be part of an innovative and fast-developing company like HeleCloud. I am thankful to the leadership team not only for empowering me to implement the latest HR practices but also for supporting me throughout the whole process”, added Ivelina Vasileva.

HeleCloud aims at the development of the new generation of Cloud specialists in Bulgaria and Ivelina Vasileva plays a leading role in the process. HeleCloud launched the first Cloud education project in Bulgaria in cooperation with Amazon Web Services Educate and the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI), Sofia University in November 2017.

About HeleCloud

HeleCloud™ is an Amazon Web Services technology consultancy with offices in Maidenhead, UK, and Sofia, Bulgaria that helps enterprises of all sizes establish Cloud vision, and execute Cloud strategies through their industry-leading Cloud Roadmap methodology. HeleCloud™ also provides Cloud managed services to further amplify Cloud benefits and enable enterprises to focus on their core business and customers.