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Who generally posts the job postings on a big 4’s career page? In general, who should I address the cover letter to? Considering addressing the office managing partner at the office I’m applying to

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Cover letters are for nerds

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What do you think of the other poster’s opinion of cover letters? I figure it can’t hurt right

In interviewing well over 300 people in my career, I’ve never received nor heard of anyone submitting a cover letter for an accounting or tax position.

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it provides more room for criticism!

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