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Are cover letters really necessary? Hiring professionals have differing opinions (access required)

“I’m a hiring manager at a local company looking to fill several positions. I’ve noticed that about two-thirds of our applicants don’t send cover letters while about a third do.  While I  feel a little guilty about it,  I have to say I pretty much discard the cover letters I do receive. The resume tells ...
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