Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


Happy birthday to our Blog

Posted on November 18th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate The Greenshades blog turned one year old, this week, and we have had an incredible year. Here are the stats: 80 blogs published Over 85,000 site visits Over 20,000 visitors And we are just getting started. Here is a look back at the Top 5 blogs that we’ve posted [read on ..]


The date to focus on is January 31

Posted on November 4th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   If your January wasn’t busy enough already as an employer, it might get busier. During GPUG I attended a session on 1099s held by Tom Weaver. During the session, there was some confusion about the new deadlines that were being enacted by the IRS and the Social Security [read on ..]


My GPUG Summit experience

Posted on October 21st, 2016

Tampa. 8,000 people. One Dynamics community. As everything came to a close on Friday evening, and we packed our van, loaded up our buoys and beach balls, we were all exhausted. The week had been a whirlwind of conversations, great times, coffee and tea, and great food. After a few days of recuperation, digging business [read on ..]


St. Paul is next up in passing sick leave ordinance

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Cough? Sneeze? Sniffle? Don’t worry about missing work if you’re an employee in St. Paul. On Sept. 7, the city of St. Paul in Minnesota, passed the ordinance unanimously, guaranteeing paid sick leave for any employee working within the city limits. The ordinance will go into effect during [read on ..]


Four ways Greenshades can save you time: Part 4 – Year-End Forms

Posted on September 8th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente and Chris Hadden, CPP At Greenshades, we have become the solution to turn to for simplifying the year-end process. Due to our focus on high customer satisfaction, every year, the amount of forms that we have hosted and printed has increased from the year prior. With the addition of the new 1095 [read on ..]


Four ways Greenshades saves you time: Part 3 – Expense Reports

Posted on August 25th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   You can finally toss those receipts. When you go on a work trip or have lunch with a client, keeping track of your receipt can be a hassle. It’s extra paperwork that no one wants to deal with. Unfortunately, getting reimbursed for the money you spent isn’t as [read on ..]


Four ways that Greenshades can save you time: Part 2 – Time Entry

Posted on August 12th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate I’ve worked for many companies before finding a home at Greenshades. Each of them had a different way of doing timesheets, from the punch cards, the printed sheets, and then the employee kiosk, there was always a different way of making sure my hours were correct. Let’s take a [read on ..]


Four ways that Greenshades can save you time: Part 1 – Benefits Enrollment

Posted on July 28th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate If you have ever had to enroll your employees for the multitude of benefits and health care options that your business has, you have probably blocked off a good month on the calendar to accomplish this goal. What takes you the most time? Tracking down all of your employees, [read on ..]


Chicago passes sick time ordinance

Posted on July 14th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate For those who are employed in the City of Chicago, the city council passed an ordinance by a unanimous vote, allowing sick leave. This brings a benefit to employees, giving additional time off for sick time, without sacrificing their other time off. Who benefits? Employees employed in the City [read on ..]


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