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5 ways to make tracking your benefits a breeze

Posted on January 29th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer Now that we have explained how to implement and manage employee benefits into your systems, in our last blog (5 ways Greenshades simplifies Benefits management and setup), the next step is to track benefits for your employees. Once your employees start enrolling in benefits from the Green Employee portal, you [read on ..]


5 ways Greenshades simplifies Benefits management and setup

Posted on January 27th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer In a previous blog, I discussed the employee benefits of Employee Services. Your employees can select their health insurance, retirement and other benefits according to their eligibility, and more. What is easier for the employee is not always easier for the administrator – but in this case, it is just [read on ..]


Can Greenshades help your employees with open enrollment?

Posted on January 25th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer Do your employees struggle with enrolling in benefits for your company? After sitting through the benefits meeting, they likely go back to their desk and pour through the piles of paper given to them. It can be overwhelming to decide what to enroll in and to remember what they’re eligible [read on ..]


Is it time to go paperless?

Posted on January 21st, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   To go, or not to go, that is the question. Well, not quite, but businesses and individuals are facing the question of whether to go paperless on a daily basis. And, while the idea of going paperless is not a new one, it is something that individuals [read on ..]


Do you struggle to keep up with employee evaluations?

Posted on January 18th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Tired of hunting down managers when it’s time for employee evaluations to be completed? Is your inbox filling up with requests from managers asking for historical evaluation scores and company metrics? Need more consistency with how and what your managers are grading employees on? With Greenshades Online Evaluations module, [read on ..]


Let Greenshades easily eliminate paper documents for you!

Posted on January 15th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Do you have filing cabinets taking up space in your office? Or stacks of paper documents all over your work space? Let Greenshades help you go paperless today. Greenshades Online Employee Documents modules will allow you to eliminate paper documents from your day to day workflow. The Documents module [read on ..]


What’s up with the minimum wage?

Posted on January 13th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What’s your minimum wage? You might say $7.25, which is the federal minimum wage. However, with recent events around the US, there are additional things to consider. With rally marches and employee strikes having been a common occurrence in 2015, one can only suspect that the fight for [read on ..]


Let Greenshades take care of your company’s pay records

Posted on January 12th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Do you find yourself overwhelmed with pay record requests from employees? Email inbox filled with never ending requests, and a stack of paper on your desk that needs distributing to employees? Sounds like a hassle. Let Us Handle That (it is our motto after all). We have a self-service [read on ..]


Another paper time off request? Let’s save some trees and take vacations

Posted on January 11th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Who wants some time off of work? Doesn’t everyone? The Greenshades Time Off module allows you to make employee time off requests even easier. General Settings: The Time Off module has a variety of configurable options, which begin with General settings: Configurable rules on the timing of when Time [read on ..]


With 1095-C extensions, questions arise for W-2 and 1040 forms

Posted on January 8th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Greenshades Technical Sales Manager With the recent filing extensions announced by the IRS on December 28th, I’ve been fielding a number of questions from clients who are concerned and confused about these new deadlines. Some common questions I’m hearing are: Doesn’t the employee need the 1095-C form, along with the W-2? [read on ..]


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