Greenshades Blog


Austin Paid Sick Leave

Posted on June 8th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   During the last few years, there has been a huge push for paid sick leave. A lot of push. This comes from a parallel initiative in home vs. work balance. In February, the city of Austin passed an ordinance requiring businesses to give employees access to paid sick [read on ..]


Additional Employee Benefits to Consider

Posted on April 27th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Demand? Keeping the edge? Staying ahead of the game? Why does your business offer employee benefits? An increasing amount of businesses are offering employee benefits to their employees for various reasons. Because of my job, I spend a lot of time perusing employee benefits and seeing what new businesses [read on ..]


How an employee portal solves for instant gratification

Posted on February 27th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Click. Done. It is as simple as that. Instant gratification is something that keeps popping up more and more in our society. You can order most anything online and know it will be to your house in two days. You no longer need to run to the bookstore [read on ..]


Top product updates from 2017 – Part 2

Posted on January 12th, 2018

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   I told you I’d be back. As promised in Top product updates from 2017 – Part 1, here is Part 2 of our favorite product updates that were released in 2017. Part 1: Greenshades Online Employee Services Part 2: Benefits Management and Year-End Forms Part 3: Payroll [read on ..]


New benefits and perks that are popping up on the market

Posted on July 7th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Last year, I wrote a few articles either talking about the quirky new benefits that are being offered in the way of paid time off, like pawternity, or helping with gym memberships. Gone are the days of simply offering health insurance. There has been an increase in benefits of [read on ..]


What kind of coverage do I have, again?

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate I’m always amazed at how much my work life has changed with Greenshades. There are always comparisons in my mind to my previous jobs and this one, but the biggest one that always stands out is the use of the employee portal. I can wholeheartedly say that it is [read on ..]


Bright, shiny, and new – make sure everyone is on board

Posted on June 8th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate There is always a mixture of excitement and trepidation with encountering something new. In the instance of our Employee Services and Online Portal, it can bring about many changes for employees and managers, alike. This change can be scary for those who have done things a certain way for [read on ..]


Love is in the air

Posted on February 14th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Valentine’s Day. A day of love, chocolates, weddings and romance. The only real part of those things that would influence your Human Resource team is a wedding. Once you are married, there are things that need updating, benefits that become eligible, and more. The best part of our [read on ..]


What’s new with Benefits in 2017?

Posted on February 8th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What’s available to you at the start of 2017, that wasn’t available just 12 months ago? Well, 2016 was a busy year for our Benefits team, and I’m sure 2017 will be, too! Let’s take a look back at some of the most popular additions to the Benefits [read on ..]


What is the future of ACA?

Posted on December 13th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager I could not sleep on election night. All the crying was keeping me awake. Before you stop reading, I should probably clarify. My (then) two-month-old son kept me up the whole night. So, like many of my colleagues, I found myself quite dazed and tired on Wednesday. However, mine [read on ..]


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