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MBB Resume Verification

Anonymous A asked on Jun 26, 2019 - 3 answers

Do firms ever put in the effot to verify what's on your resume? I've heard that people usually fluff thier resume a lot to make it look very impressive. or do they go back to your previous submitted resumes to compare?

Also, is there a black list for MBB?

Thanks in advance!

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Hi,

There is some background check, but it's mostly to verify the unlawful behavior.

They can also ask for the contacts of your previous supervisors and talk to them. I would not lie too much in a resume.

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Daniel replied on Jun 26, 2019
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Hi,

usually, you have to submit your references, transcripts, recommendation and reference letters with your CV, so that HR can understand that everything listed on your CV is genuine.

I have never heard about a blacklist.

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Daniel

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Hi,

As far as I know, there is no verification of what's on your resume, however, I would highly advise providing information as accurate as possible, as in the real interviews, interviewers may ask you detailed questions about your experience.

I don't think there is a blacklist for MBB. However, they keep track of your previous application history (e.g., how far you proceeded with the interview rounds, who interviewed you etc.).

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Deniz