Greenshades Blog


Who’s the boss?

Posted on June 16th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Who’s the boss? Tony Micelli? Let us know! Of course, I’m not actually talking about the TV sitcom from the 80’s. Understandably, I talk with current and prospective customers quite a bit that are hoping to gain a better understanding of how the organization chart and supervisor structure [read on ..]


Streamline and automate new employee setup in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted on June 2nd, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Are you hiring? If you are you like many businesses in this current economy, you probably are.  This is great news, right? As anyone in payroll or human resources knows, while hiring new employees is typically good for the business, it does create an additional workload on payroll [read on ..]


Reflections on a stormy day

Posted on May 26th, 2017

By: Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Tornado Warning! As I’m writing this blog, I am currently under a tornado warning and listening to what sounds like the end of the world is coming outside! Do not worry. The storm eventually calms down and everything ends up okay. Funny enough, though, one of my friends [read on ..]


We have been busy the last 10 years

Posted on April 13th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What were you doing 10 years ago? You just might have been uploading your W2s to Greenshades for the first time! Greenshades currently has more than 2,000 Employee Services clients (over 5,000 unique FEINs), servicing millions of employees (over 2.4 million W2 forms in 2016). Our first W2 [read on ..]


The social media paystub

Posted on March 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What do a social media picture and an employee paystub have in common? Give me a few minutes and I think I can explain. I read an excellent article the other day on the importance of updating your social media profile picture. The main takeaway from the article is [read on ..]


Where is my W-2 form?

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Where is my W-2? How can I get a copy? If you ever find yourself, or one of your employees asking this question about a former employer, you have options. Most workers receive their Form W-2 in the mail (or through an employee self-service portal) by the [read on ..]


What’s new with Benefits in 2017?

Posted on February 8th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What’s available to you at the start of 2017, that wasn’t available just 12 months ago? Well, 2016 was a busy year for our Benefits team, and I’m sure 2017 will be, too! Let’s take a look back at some of the most popular additions to the Benefits [read on ..]


Are you getting the most from Employee Services?

Posted on February 1st, 2017

  By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Really? You didn’t know about that? After working with Greenshades customers for years now, I still regularly learn new creative ways to leverage the Greenshades Employee Services portal. Unfortunately, I also occasionally talk with customers who are not aware of some of the extremely helpful features that [read on ..]


10 Tips for Year-End Forms

Posted on January 24th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   What’s the awful sound? How’s that even possible? Is that really my alarm clock going off already? This basically sums up my feelings every morning, right now. Surprisingly, it’s not because my newborn son kept me up all night. January is upon us, and in the Payroll [read on ..]


What’s new with the minimum wage? (2017 edition)

Posted on January 4th, 2017

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. As we look back at 2016, the ‘fight for $15’ and other rallies continued to put a focus on minimum [read on ..]


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