Business and industry news from around the web: Feb. 25 – March 1, 2019

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting business and industry news items from around the web.

Worker classification challenges in the age of the independent contractor

While many businesses may benefit from the use of independent contractors, utilizing different types of workers can bring different types of regulatory and tax challenges depending on where the business operates.

7 harsh truths that will make you a better manager (and up your leadership skills)

Becoming a better manager is a moving target, but one absolutely worth aiming at. If you want excellent leadership skills, you can get there, but you have to know what to focus on.

It's time to rethink the weekend

When we think of our Saturdays and Sundays as vacations — rather than days we’re simply not at work — we return on Monday happier and more refreshed, according to research. Read some perspectives curated by LinkedIn editors.

Ready for a recession?

What finance chiefs are and should be doing to brace their organizations for the likely economic downturn.

Tech Corner – How to Block Robotexts and Spam Messages

Robotexts and junk messages are a fact of life, but that doesn't mean you have to put up with them. Here's how to block spam text messages.

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