04 August 2020
Tracy Black, CBI Scotland Director, said:
“Congratulations to all Scottish students getting their results today. While it has undoubtedly been an unusual year for young people, and the education system as a whole, that should not detract from pupils’ years of hard work and dedication.
“Many will now be looking forward to higher and further education, while others will be preparing themselves for apprenticeships and other vocational options. Either way, it’s important to remember that there is more than one path to a successful and rewarding career.
“Regardless of whether people get the results they hoped for or not, grades are just one of the factors employers are seeking. Employers regularly tell us that attitude and aptitude far outweigh formal qualifications when it comes to hiring.”