Greenshades Blog


Onboarding made easy

Posted on September 6th, 2018

By Brittany Llorente Brllorente@greenshades.com   When I was hired on at Greenshades I was impressed with how smoothly the onboarding process ran. Even with the long to-do list associated with new-hires, I was able to complete nearly all the forms online through the Greenshades Employee Portal. I didn’t think it could get better. I was [read on ..]


Employee Services Messages and Bulletins

Posted on May 21st, 2018

By Justin Kirkland Greenshades Sales Engineer Hello, again. It’s me, your friendly Sales Engineer. It’s been a while since my schedule allowed me to write a blog, so in case you have forgotten, I still exist. Moving on. With today being National Memo Day, I think that it is good to mention that you can [read on ..]


Top product updates from 2017 – Part 2

Posted on January 12th, 2018

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   I told you I’d be back. As promised in Top product updates from 2017 – Part 1, here is Part 2 of our favorite product updates that were released in 2017. Part 1: Greenshades Online Employee Services Part 2: Benefits Management and Year-End Forms Part 3: Payroll [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 ..]


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 ..]


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 ..]


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 ..]


New benefits and perks that are popping up on the market

Posted on July 7th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate Last year, I wrote a few articles either talking about the quirky new benefits that are being offered in the way of paid time off, like pawternity, or helping with gym memberships. Gone are the days of simply offering health insurance. There has been an increase in benefits of [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 ..]


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 ..]


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