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How quick are McKinsey background checks?

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Mine took about 2 weeks and I had international work experience and education (which typically takes longer)

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Mine took 5-6 weeks due to extensive international experience & education

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Mine took a week. Also had international education and experience.

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2 of my prior (international) employers have since been acquired and they could not get hold of the correct contact person to verify employment. Tax, immigration, government issued documentation, and/or payslips can be used to verify.

This check is only in the US, or also EU offices? What about Bain? Do they also have a background check process such as McKinsey?

Just did a background check at Bain in the US. It took about 1 week, no international work.

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