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Are cover letters necessary when applying? Does it really make a difference of an application getting reviewed or not?

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It depends on the company. It doesn't makes or breaks your case, but you get an opportunity to share more stories otherwise not mentioned on your resume. Some interviewers do read CLs, but again put it in your application to be on the safe side.

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