Greenshades Blog


Happy Birthday, leaplings!

Posted on February 29th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Leap Day is upon us! Not only does this mean that Happy Birthday is in order to all ‘leaplings,’ but this also brings potential challenges and questions to businesses and their employees. Do you have any salaried employees? Odds are the answer is ‘yes’. If an employee’s annual [read on ..]


Four reasons to attend Envision

Posted on February 25th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Last year, I was lucky enough to attend Convergence in Atlanta. After the closing session, I looked forward to next year and what new possibilities lie ahead. Little did I know, it would be the last Convergence held in the United States. As the door closed on Convergence, [read on ..]


Great Plains, not great pains

Posted on February 23rd, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager My family still does not understand why I take so many trips to Fargo, ND. I try to explain that not only are the people super friendly, but Fargo has turned into a bit of a tech hub. No one ever believes me, that is until they visit [read on ..]


The benefits of an employee portal

Posted on February 19th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The key to any relationship is good communication.  Effective communication in the workplace has long been a challenge that employers have tried to solve for.  As technology has continued to improve many business processes, the days of communication through mass emails and a bulletin board in the break [read on ..]


Who has time to vote?

Posted on February 16th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Greenshades Technical Manager   So, who’s ready to vote? I love election years! No, I’m not a fan of the negative ads, but I love all of the buildup. I love the debates and the interviews. Instead of spending my Sunday mornings watching Formula 1, I get to share my time [read on ..]


The difference Greenshades Online makes on a typical Friday

Posted on February 11th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   After working for a few companies, varying in size and technology levels, I found that every single one had a different way of processing timesheets, clocking in and out, and how I was paid. Then I started working for Greenshades and I was enlightened to the way that [read on ..]


Let Greenshades make filing your taxes simple

Posted on February 9th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Greenshades Sales Engineer   Are you still filing your taxes on paper? Are you sitting at your desk filling out little squares on paper forms, tirelessly making sure that all of your tax data matches what’s in your company’s accounting package? Did you find out recently that you are to report these [read on ..]


Are you ready to report electronically?

Posted on February 5th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Are you required to file your payroll taxes electronically? Odds are, the answer is “yes.” Before we find out, let’s take a trip back 30 years, to 1986. IBM introduced its first laptop computer, the PC Convertible, weighing in at 12 pounds The Hacker Manifest is published in [read on ..]


Go green by taking your time clock to the next level

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   In a previous blog, we explored the Greenshades time clock module, focusing on the simplicity of tracking an employee’s time clock entries. Now we’ll take you one step further, covering how the timesheets module can help you tackle payroll effectively (and toss that stack of time sheets on your [read on ..]