Do PE firms typically drug test new hires?

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Lol no

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I was just tested for a hedge fund !!

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Some do, some don't. I wouldn't chance it.

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I had to get drug tested recently

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Yes, better get to drinking that water

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It depends

As D1 said, it depends. If it’s a PE part of a major bank (GS, JPMC, etc.) or a mega fund, more often than not, yes. As you move down the market, possible but less probable — just standard background check.

dear lord I hope not

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