Writing about a company in the cover letter

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So as the SA 2020 recruitment in Europe is open, I wanted to ask you what to write in the cover letter. Especially in the paragraph about the company. It is hard to say what distinguishes the culture. I thought about writing about a deal I like + if I talked with an analyst from this bank, I would mention their name. Any thoughts on that?

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Aug 30, 2019

Hey ozajasz, I'm here because nobody responded to this thread after a few days...maybe one of these resources will help you:

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You're welcome.

Sep 3, 2019

Talk about how you can benefit the company and leverage your skillset which aligns with the duties and responsibilities of the position.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Sep 4, 2019

Advice is usually why the industry (IB), why firm, why you. So if you can drop name in why firm or talk about events attended its great in why firm. Deals are also great to why firm/industry.

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Sep 4, 2019

They don't usually read them, if your CV is good enough they wont care about it

Sep 4, 2019
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