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Drug Testing in firms

Anonymous A asked on May 02, 2018

Hi,

Do consulting firms, especially the major ones, do drug testing upon hiring? Or alcohol levels ?

Thanks

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No they don’t, but clients can request consultants to do it (had CPG, telco and media companies requesting this) At that point, if you believe that you can test positive, the best choice is to tell your employer (consultancy) that you’d rather not be staffed on the case vs. Trying your luck and fail the test.

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Hi there, No. :)

Seriously, you don't need to show up drunk or on drugs - the rest shall be ok.

Cheers, A

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Hi Anonymous,

no, the only check will be done on your previous experiences reported in the CV (after hiring).

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Anonymous B replied on May 02, 2018

"Do consulting firms, especially the major ones, do drug testing upon hiring? Or alcohol levels ?"

No; But I'd love to know how you got hired with drugs or alcohol in your system!!

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Hi,

No, they don't. However, they will do a background check.

Best!