Greenshades Blog


The unconventional side of paid time off

Posted on April 29th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Most everyone wants some time off of work. Whether it is for a vacation, to spend time with family or to grieve properly, most employees strive to find that work-life balance. There are many types of paid time off offered at different companies across the nation. With the [read on ..]


Hiring remote employees? Make it easier on your team.

Posted on April 26th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate When I first started working for Greenshades, I had no idea what it was like to work remotely. I do not work in the Jacksonville office. I work from a quaint little town down in Vero Beach, about three hours south. I’m actually the closest remote worker as there [read on ..]


Understanding the W-2 form

Posted on April 19th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   A few weeks ago, when I was getting ready to file my taxes, I looked over my husband’s W-2 form and started entering in the numbers. Starting at box one and going down through the list, entering in the required information. I then got to a box that [read on ..]


Envision 2016 in review

Posted on April 14th, 2016

  Last week some of the Greenshades team went to the inaugural Envision event in New Orleans. After a week has gone by, our team had a bit of time to reflect on their experience. We asked them a few questions and this is what they had to say.   “My favorite part of Envision [read on ..]


Greenshades warns of new Email Phishing Scheme

Posted on April 13th, 2016

Greenshades today became aware of a new email phishing scam that has NOT originated from Greenshades or its partners. These fake emails claim to be sent by Greenshades and demand that the reader click a link and provide security information. NOTE: These emails are neither condoned by nor approved of by Greenshades. The emails may [read on ..]


What to expect when you’re expecting

Posted on April 12th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   My wife and I are expecting our first child this summer. While I am beyond excited, I’m also panicking just a bit. It is to be expected, right? While many of my waking minutes at this point are either preparing our house for the little one or [read on ..]


Why a vacation benefits everyone

Posted on April 7th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   There is always one person at your job that never seems to take a vacation. They are always there, day in and day out. Unfortunately, if you think that that person is the minority, you’re mistaken. The United States is quickly becoming known as the “No Vacation Nation.” [read on ..]


Off to a conference? Be prepared.

Posted on April 5th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   With the first of many conferences kicking off this week, we thought it would be a great time to share one of our secret weapons when it comes to conferences. We like to think that we are seasoned conference attendees and exhibitors, and with that comes tried and [read on ..]


California bill looks to give parents time off for school functions

Posted on April 1st, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Paid Time Off is a benefit that most employees across the country enjoy. The reasons for time off can vary from one business to another, with different allotments for different circumstances. A new bill is being proposed in California allowing paid time off for parents to attend school [read on ..]