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When you're applying for a job on a website and it asks you to upload files, do you bother to submit a cover letter? Or should your site and resume be enough.

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For all the people that came to the comments to say "Wow you're applying through a website?? What an idiot, that will never work! You should blah blah blah..." You can just give this comment a heart or whatever, it'll save you some time typing.

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I dont add a cover letter. I think theyre redundant

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I refuse to write cover letters. Haven't had an issue getting a new job.

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I don’t provide unless required and usually get my foot in the door.

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If I really want it I include a cover letter.

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Surely if you are a writer you should be taking any opportunity you can to write something funny and entertaining to make yourself stand out?

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If you have something relevant to say - cover letter.

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I actually asked recruiting this same question. Response was; we typically don’t want to read them especially if they’re too long. I took that as look at your recruiting teams around you. Do they look like they would read them? Just keywords to catch your resume? For creative I have to imagine it’s much different since you have a book.

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