Greenshades Blog


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 ..]


How are you feeling today?

Posted on November 2nd, 2017

Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   How are you feeling? Do you need to take a sick day? If you are in one of the dozens of states and cities around the country which now requires employers of a certain size to offer paid sick leave to employees, you or your employees may now [read on ..]


What time is it?

Posted on October 19th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Did you know? I read an article recently in the Smithsonian Magazine that explored the intricacies involved in time and how our measurement (and accuracy) of time has changed so much over the years. The article even discussed how our view of a timeline differs in many [read on ..]


Don’t forget about the Affordable Care Act

Posted on October 6th, 2017

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Sounds obvious, right? Sometimes I feel like I’m playing Bill Murray’s character from the early 90’s hit movie, Groundhog Day. Every time I turn on the television or listen to talk radio, I keep hearing the same question: When is “Obamacare” (the Affordable Care Act) going away? [read on ..]


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 ..]


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