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Working in the digital age: a look ahead for Singapore

Keeping up to speed on automation, the new Gig Economy as well as new technologies and organisational models will be the way forward.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 05:50

Singapore's workers have much to cheer about for the nation is well-positioned to thrive in the digital age. McKinsey Global Institute's research shows that corporate profits around the world are shifting away from labour and capital-intensive sectors to asset-light, idea-intensive ones, where Singapore is healthy.

WORKING-AGE people in Singapore can count themselves lucky. Sluggish growth has caused unemployment to rise in many countries, but Singapore has jobless rates of just 2 to 3 per cent for citizens and residents - better than any Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nation

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