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    When applying to big companies for graduate schemes for instance, in the case that the application platform requires a cover letter is it really necessary to put your address on it if it already exists on your CV?

    Other than for the purpose of formalities I cannot see the point. Can anybody confirm what the appropriate measure to take is?
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    (Original post by Paraphilos)
    When applying to big companies for graduate schemes for instance, in the case that the application platform requires a cover letter is it really necessary to put your address on it if it already exists on your CV?

    Other than for the purpose of formalities I cannot see the point. Can anybody confirm what the appropriate measure to take is?
    Yes, the documents may be read separately, they have different purposes and perhaps different audiences within the company. It is also a demonstration that you do know the formalities of letter writing, not just dashing off an email. What you don't have to do, as used to be the case in formal letter writing, is put their address on the left hand side above the salutation (it was positioned there so it could be seen through 'window envelopes').
 
 
 
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