Though automation has often been blamed for putting traditional jobs at risk of disappearance, it is ironically this same wave of technological innovation that could lead a jobs recovery — at least within the Singapore economy. Lin of McKinsey says that the need to quicken the pace of digitalisation following Covid-19 will ultimately lead to net job creation as tech firms experience greater demand for labour to drive their expansion. These new jobs, she observes, will leverage digitalisation, data and everything that comes with these trends. 

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