Greenshades Blog


Increase seen in phishing emails

Posted on January 25th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate On Friday, January 19, Greenshades sent an email to our clients notifying them of some phishing attempts that had been made recently in the Microsoft Community. To keep everyone aware, we are posting this email as a blog. We find it is important that everyone stay vigilant against hackers and [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 ..]


Holiday paid time off and how to handle it

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Happy Holidays everyone! We sincerely hope that you and your family have a fantastic time with family and friends. To facilitate this, many businesses are closing their doors on Thanksgiving and Christmas (some even do adjacent days) and give their employee’s a paid holiday. Employees will cheer but the [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 ..]


Happy 2nd birthday to our blog!

Posted on November 10th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   We have another reason to celebrate November besides eating turkey, seeing family, and getting a jump start on holiday shopping. This is the month we celebrate our blog’s birthday. Last year we did a recap of the year. We had a bit of a learning year and in the [read on ..]


GPUG Summit 2017 recap

Posted on October 27th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   GPUG Summit is a wrap and between the catch up and sheer magnitude of the event, it has taken me a bit to get my thoughts down on the event. Instead of doing a day by day recap of the event, I’m going to cover the top three [read on ..]


Five reasons to go to GPUG Summit

Posted on September 29th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Social Media and Marketing Associate   GPUG Summit will be here in a little less than two weeks and the excitement is palatable. In case you needed any more reasons to attend GPUG Summit, here are five of my favorites. The Expo The expo hours are likely my favorite thing about GPUG [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 ..]


Minneapolis updates minimum wage

Posted on August 17th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The city of Minneapolis has set their employers on the path of reaching $15 an hour by the year 2022. On June 30, 2017, the city council passed an ordinance that requires large employers and small employers to reach a $15 per hour minimum wage within a certain [read on ..]


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