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Employee onboarding software from Sage

Elevate productivity and engagement for new hires with our intuitive, automated HR onboarding software tools.

What advantages does onboarding software offer?

From automated processes to seamless progress reports, see how employee onboarding software can help your business.

Boost productivity from day one

Choosing the right HR and onboarding software will give you a set of smart systems and tools that can help simplify your employee integration processes, while keeping your new starts engaged and productive.

Assign predefined tasks

Help new team members settle in with an onboarding system workflow builder. Easily create lists of predefined induction tasks, based on your own rules.

Keep track of new hires' progress

With an efficient employee onboarding tool, you can make sure your new starts are finding their feet and have the support they need to thrive in their roles. Monitor their progress with ease and reap the rewards.

Employee onboarding software: key features

Explore some of the Sage software features that can help transform your onboarding process.


Store, access and manage all your onboarding materials, job contracts, and employee information in a cloud-based, central hub for you and your new employees.


Automate onboarding processes and tasks, saving time for you and your team and minimising the risk of missed induction deadlines.


Get handy status reports that update as you go, so you can see exactly where each new employee is in their onboarding journey at any time.

Our HR onboarding software solutions

Discover the best HR and onboarding system for your business. We have solutions designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

Sage HR

Sage Business Cloud

Solve your HR challenges. Onboard your employees, automate your HR process and get meaningful insights:

  • Achieve full visibility of your remote workforce, with an online employee database that’s your single source of truth
  • Give your employees instant and remote self-service access to everything they need, such as payslips, company policies, updates, absence requests, schedules, and more
  • Enable your people to request leave, check holiday balance and see who’s away, any time, anywhere
  • Share goals and priorities to unite team efforts while you can’t be in the office. Align with your company vision, and keep track of progress
  • No risking infection by multiple handling of receipts or unnecessary journeys to the office - employees submit expenses simply by photographing the receipt directly from the mobile app

Sage 300 People


Advanced all-in-one payroll, HR and Self-Service software with strong HR functionality.

  • Local desktop solution that can be hosted through a Managed Cloud Service
  • Intuitive software
  • Reliable solution for scalable growing businesses that are more complex. This solution is ideal for multiple companies with multiple legislations to consider
  • Legislation available for 28 African countries, including Saudi Arabia and UAE
  • Automatic legislative software updates
  • Advanced reporting embedded within the system that supports API integrations with analytical tools
  • End-to-end HCM solution for medium businesses with key modules that include: Expense Management, Job Costing, Advanced batch processing, Job Management, Performance Management, Budgeting and Core ISV integrations via API's

Sage Pastel Payroll


Protect your business against fines and other penalties with Sage HR & Payroll’s software solution. Be 100% SARS compliant with tax and other regulations, and have peace of mind when processing your Tax Year End returns:

  • Consolidated reporting for effortless SARS submissions from multiple companies utilising multiple databases
  • Automated software updates for processing that always complies with legislation
  • Automatic creation of employee payslips and IRP5’s
  • Unlimited telephone and e-mail support
  • Add-on modules for extended capabilities and improved business performance

Onboarding software FAQs

A cloud-based onboarding system is an online platform that helps you streamline the process of onboarding new team members and getting them settled in. It can help by automating time-consuming manual admin tasks, like sharing important information and setting up induction programmes for new starts, improving compliance and saving you time.

With Sage, what you pay will depend on which HR and onboarding solution you opt for, as well as your number of employees and specific business needs.

Sage HR  is a comprehensive option for small and medium businesses, for work on site or on the go. It comes with smart absence and attendance tracking features, as well as onboarding, expense management, time management, scheduling, attendance tracking, and more. 

Explore our support hub for answers to questions around our software and services.

Yes, cloud-based HR onboarding software can be a very effective tool for welcoming remote employees to your business. 

A good online solution will help you navigate the onboarding of remote colleagues effectively, getting them up and running, and helping them feel part of your team, even if you're not able to welcome them in person.

By adding all your onboarding materials, job contracts, and employee information to your cloud-based platform, you can create a central hub that your new employees and their line managers can easily use whenever they want, regardless of geographical location or time zone. And with all of your relevant documents and information available online, your new hire will have immediate access to things like your annual leave policy, pay schedule and organisational charts.

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We'd be happy to answer any questions you have or help you explore which solution is the best fit for your business.

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