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    Hey everyone,

    which companies in IB, Financial Advisory or Consulting do NOT require a cover letter? For graduate or internship positions.

    thanks a lot!
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    Not many because it prevents lazy people who've done next to no research just shooting off a million identical CVs to every financial company. Really though you only need 2-3 'template' cover letters which you adapt for each company but it's still a barrier to entry.
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    It's too filter out people like you.
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    (Original post by yoyo462001)
    It's too filter out people like you.
    Thanks for that constructive reply, despite me not asking about the purpose of a cover letter, but rather for companies that do not require one.
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    (Original post by edding10)
    Thanks for that constructive reply, despite me not asking about the purpose of a cover letter, but rather for companies that do not require one.
    It's not a matter of 'not requiring' one. When an application says CV, it always means CV and covering letter, they should be viewed as twin documents. The covering letter is a key tool in explaining your reasons for wanting to do this sort of work, wanting to work for this company, and for drawing together points from across your CV to highlight that you have relevant skills for the job. You always 'require' a covering letter for a CV based application. Very occasionally companies do not accept covering letters, but if this is the case, they will make it known.
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    deltica, not deliote ehehe
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    Barcap doesn't require a cover letter. But another question is:

    How many do not read the cover letter or don't give it much weighing towards the selection process perhaps?
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    (Original post by ebam_uk)
    Barcap doesn't require a cover letter. But another question is:
    You have to answer some questions though and end up saying similar stuff.
 
 
 
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