Our Story

December 2006
Hloom debuts with one goal — make beautiful, simple Microsoft Office templates.
December 2013
Our iconic blue and green color scheme is introduced.
January 2014
We pass 1 million free template downloads.
November 2014
We expand our library to 250+ free downloadable resume templates.
August 2014
Hloom launches a new logo and website redesign.
December 2014
We pass 2 million free template downloads.
November 2015
Free template downloads hit 4 million in less than a year.
February 2016
We reach 5 million template downloads four years after launch.
May 2017
Template downloads double in one year to an impressive 10 million.
August 2017
Hloom joins the BOLD family of job seeker tools.
Hloom goes international with French, Italian and Spanish sites.
December 2018
We hit 15 million free downloads!
December 2019
Hloom launches Resume and Cover Letter Builders offering DIYers more professional templates and suggested text examples to help create your documents.
March 2021
We upgrade our free downloadable template library — 700+ resumes and 300+ cover letters.

Helping Job Seekers Like You

Helping Job Seekers

Our Subscribers Rave

What You’ll Find

Downloadable Templates

Satisfied Members

resumes created and downloaded
resumes created and downloaded
cover letters to match
cover letters to match

Meet Our Team

Would you like to meet the people dedicated to making job searches a little easier? We’ve all been there –– scrolling through job listings, fidgeting with resume layouts, juggling multiple gigs, taking on short-term contracts, and hustling to the interview finish line.

Nelson Rios

Nelson Rios,SEO Strategist

Nelson plans out SEO strategies so that you can get the most out of your visit to Hloom. He has an M.A. in Graphic Design from Atlantic University College in Puerto Rico and has over five years of experience in digital marketing. He has designed and developed different brands throughout his career. He loves visual arts, movies, and watering his plants.

Gabriela Barcenas

Gabriela Barcenas,Content Strategist

Gaby is Hloom’s resident writer, a certified professional resume writer (CPRW), and a baking enthusiast. She likes to defend the use of the functional resume to her friends in HR. She graduated from the University of San Francisco with a B.A. in English and Creative Writing and wrote about career growth, tech startups, education, fashion, travel and lifestyle culture throughout her career.

Gabriela Hernandez

Gabriela Hernandez, Content Writer

Gabriela is one of Hloom’s resident writers and a literary aficionado. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a B.A. in Journalism. Throughout her career, she has tackled copywriting, blog articles, journalistic writing, academic writing, resume writing, and even prose and verse.

Gretchen Guasp

Gretchen Guasp,Content Associate

Gretchen is an Hloom resume and cover letter creator. She is a foodie, photographer, art enthusiast, and avid tech lover. Her priority is to help others land their dream job. She has a B.A. with double majors in Digital Production and Marketing from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. She has an extensive background in digital marketing, journalism and audiovisual production and writes for well-known platforms.

Michael Curry

Michael Curry,Technical Marketing Manager

Michael’s role includes working closely with content, development, and design teams to execute web-based marketing objectives. Michael graduated from California State University Northridge where he received a B.S. degree in Marketing. He enjoys operating in the digital space, from creating and managing content to building entire sites.

We’re Here to Help

Free Resume Templates

Free Resume Templates

The templates that started it all. Hloom set out to make simple, elegant and free resume templates for our fellow job seekers. You can use our vast library of downloadable templates and styles to help start your new resume.

Resume Builder

Resume Builder

If you found a template you like, but you’re still struggling to find the right words to describe your professional skills and experience, use our Resume Builder. We feature job-specific skills and suggest pre-written sections for thousands of job openings. Our builder also features exclusive templates, customizable themes and fonts, and professional resume advice.

Resume Examples

Resume Examples

Found your favorite template and are ready to DIY? You can visit our resume examples for ideas on how to personalize your resume to match your experience and the distinct responsibilities of the job. Our examples span our 10-most-searched industries and the top-three applied for jobs.

Free Cover Letter Templates

Free Cover Letter Templates

A resume can fall flat without a cover letter to conceptualize your experience and provide real-world examples of your accomplishments. We crafted free cover letter templates to complement our most popular resume templates.

Cover Letter Builder

Cover Letter Builder

Your resume summarizes your abilities, but your cover letter contextualizes your accomplishments and lends credibility to applicants. Our builder tool can help you craft a well-written letter that appeals to hiring managers while unlocking professional templates and job-related advice.

Cover Letter Examples

Cover Letter Examples

Cover letter templates handle design and layout, but you can use our examples as guides to help you successfully frame your accomplishments. We wrote cover letters for our 10-most-search career paths and the top-three searched for jobs.