MBB Resume Verification

MBB Resume
New answer on Jun 27, 2019
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Anonymous A asked on Jun 26, 2019

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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Vlad
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replied on Jun 27, 2019
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School

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.

Best!

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Daniel replied on Jun 26, 2019
Imperial College PhD, Rolls-Royce Project Engineer, RWTH Aachen Mechanical Engineer and Business Administrator, Software Engineer

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.

Regards,
Daniel

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Deniz
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replied on Jun 26, 2019
BCG | A.T. Kearney | University of Cambridge | 350+ coachees | 5+ years of consulting experience in London, Dubai and Istanbul

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.).

Best,

Deniz

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