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Our Mission

Our goal is simple — to help job seekers from every walk of life kick-start a promising career with confidence. From first-generation career seekers looking for their first job to experienced professionals seeking their next challenge, Hloom provides you with a wealth of resume templates, examples and tools alongside step-by-step advice to help and hone your career journey.

Our History


Hloom is born with one goal - make beautiful and simple templates for Microsoft Office.


Our iconic blue and green color scheme is introduced.


Hloom passes a million downloads.


We launch our current logo and new website redesign.


We expand our library with 250+ free resume templates and add six popular resume categories.


Hloom passes 2 million downloads.


Hloom doubles to 4 million downloads in less than a year.


Hloom reaches 5 million downloads four years after launch.


Hloom doubles downloads in one year to a whopping 10 million.


Hloom joins the BOLD family of resume tools.


Hloom goes international with French, Italian, Spanish and German sites.


Hloom hits 15 million downloads!


Hloom refreshes all our advice articles to get you the latest resume tips.


Hloom launches a resume builder to help you create your own job-winning documents.

Meet Our Team

Website Manager

Jonathan Mangual: Jonathan is currently Hloom's master planner and visionary. He helps plan the major initiatives that live on Hloom and does all the behind-the-scenes work to make the site seamless. Jonathan graduated from the Universidad Metropolitana with a degree in Information Technology.

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Product Marketing Manager

Alexander Ma: Alexander is Hloom's current marketing genius. He outlines everything from content and design layouts to a page's interactive features to make Hloom the best resume site on the Web. Alexander graduated from the University of California, Davis. Feel free to bribe him with premium coffee beans.

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Content Strategist

Gabriela Barcenas: Gaby is Hloom’s resident writer and resume enthusiast. She likes to defend the use of a functional resume to her friends in Human Resources. She graduated from the University of San Francisco with a degree in English and Creative Writing. Gaby likes to people-watch on public transit and bakes during her free time.

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Content Specialist

Eric Ciechanowski: Eric is a career specialist and resume adviser for Hloom. In his mind, there is no greater poetry than a well-written summary statement. He graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2006 with a degree in English and Philosophy. Eric lives in San Francisco with his cat, Frijole.

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