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Do all job apps require cover letters even if they don't ask for one? Many listings I've been applying only ask for a resume to be uploaded; should I still try to upload a cover letter along with resume?

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i don’t apply to any jobs that ask for a cover letter … hah. successfully employed in industry without one 😀

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If they don’t ask for it, they likely don’t want one. McKinsey doesn’t want one and won’t read it if you submit one.

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I don't submit them. Get a referral- much more effective

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