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How to choose HR software: ultimate buyer's guide


Find out how to choose the best HR software for your organisation. Whether you're an HR leader, CFO, IT executive, or a CEO, our Sage guides help you make the right choice.  

Find the best HR software for you

Use our tailored guides to find out what to look for in an HR system, depending on your business needs. You'll learn what you, as a business leader, should consider when selecting HR software.

HR leaders


Finance leaders

How to choose an hr system – the ultimate guide for it leaders

IT leaders

The ultimate guide for HR leaders

Our personalised guides help you understand what to look for when choosing an HR system as an HR leader. Get ahead and make the right choice for your team with expert advice, including:

  • How to deliver amazing workforce experiences using an HR system.
  • How to get a complete view of your workforce and present key information.
  • Ways that a good HR system can boost business longevity.

The ultimate guide for IT execs

Future proof your business by choosing the right HR software for your organisation. 63% of HR leaders* recognise that their current systems have limitations. Get confidence in your HR tech with Sage buyer’s guides for IT execs. You’ll learn: 

  • Why HR systems with powerful integration and flexibility are so important.
  • The value of having a strong, ongoing customer support model for HR and your IT team.
  • What to look for when it comes to security and compliance.

The ultimate guide for finance leaders

See how you can add value by choosing HR tech that works for your business. Less than half of HR leaders say finance is heavily involved in the purchase of HR software*. Get the know-how with our finance leaders guide and uncover: 

  • The ROI that you should expect from an HR system.
  • Why it's vital to assess the total cost of ownership.
  • What Payroll and HR compliance you should look for.

The ultimate guide for CEOs

Get insights on choosing the right HR tech to make data-driven decisions for your business. Our research revealed that 94% of top-level managers* said it would be useful to have headcount data, but only 32% are able to access this with their current HR system. With our CEO buyer’s guide, you’ll get tips for:

  • Helping your business successfully compete for talent.
  • Enabling your organisation to become more agile and resilient.
  • Better supporting your company culture and values.

More resources to help you select HR software

Get all the information you need when it comes to choosing the best HR software with our insightful guides and e-books. 

How to choose HR software: the ultimate guide for HR and People leaders

Find out how to pick the right HR technology to meet your people managing needs. 

How to choose HR software: the ultimate guide for finance leaders

If you're a finance leader, find out everything you need to know for choosing the right HR technology. 

The 10-step guide to building a compelling business case for an HR system

Learn how to make the strongest and best business case to get effective buy-in from the board, including how to demonstrate ROI of your investment.
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