Greenshades Blog


Election Day

Posted on November 6th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   Vote. Vote. Vote. There are many reasons to vote. Today, all over the country, politicians, friends, family, celebrities, and employers are encouraging you to vote. Even the astronauts in space have found a way to vote through a special electronic ballot. So, what about those who are still earth-bound on [read on ..]


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 ..]


Employee Services Messages and Bulletins

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Justin Kirkland Greenshades Sales Engineer Hello, again. It’s me, your friendly Sales Engineer. It’s been a while since my schedule allowed me to write a blog, so in case you have forgotten, I still exist. Moving on. With today being National Memo Day, I think that it is good to mention that you can [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 ..]


Mileage and ACA updates from the IRS

Posted on December 29th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The IRS has released two updates over the last week that are of notice to the Payroll and HR community. We want to make sure that as you turn to us for information, that we can provide all the information we can to you in one place. IRS [read on ..]


Three frequently asked questions during the Ask Us Anything Webinar

Posted on December 8th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Earlier this year, I was working with the webinar team (Chris Hadden, CPP and Justin Kirkland) and going over ideas for webinars for the upcoming year. I had just read an article about Reddit AMAs (Ask Me Anything) and the benefit of reaching out to a community for questions. [read on ..]


Paid Time Off for inclement weather

Posted on November 17th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Living in Florida, I’ve been through my share of hurricanes. They produce a ton of rain, high winds, storm surge, and sometimes tornadoes. This can result in property damage, loss of power, lots of clean up, and much worse. Almost every part of the country has its share [read on ..]


What time is it?

Posted on October 19th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Did you know? I read an article recently in the Smithsonian Magazine that explored the intricacies involved in time and how our measurement (and accuracy) of time has changed so much over the years. The article even discussed how our view of a timeline differs in many [read on ..]


Not having a (physical) paper trail

Posted on September 22nd, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Last year at GPUG Summit, the whole Greenshades team was dressed up like lifeguards. In case you need a reminder of our whistles, visors, board shorts and flip-flops, I give you exhibit A. We were lifeguards, wanting to save you from drowning in paper. Though it has been [read on ..]


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