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Sage Overview

Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1981
Company - Public (SGE.L)
Computer Hardware & Software
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
We energise the success of businesses and communities around the world through the imagination of our people and smart technology.

Our customers receive continuous advice and support through our global network of local experts to help them solve their ... Read more

Mission: Champion small and medium business, and the business builders that grow them.

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Sage – Why Work For Us?


We energize the success of businesses and communities around the world through the imagination of our people and smart technology. 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as an entrepreneur’s dream. That was 35 years ago, and the values we established then continue to guide us today. In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear and amplify the voices of business builders everywhere. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of business builders across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these business builders who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

Our mission is to champion small and medium business, and the business builders that grow them. Sage is the world market leader for integrated accounting, payroll, and payments systems, supporting the ambitions of business builders worldwide.

We serve business builders. We care about their passion. We celebrate the people we serve. We recognize and honor their spirit, sacrifice, dedication, and the difference they make worldwide.
We care about their business. We create products and services that help them manage their businesses—from money to people. We invest our time and talent in each and every business we serve. We care about their values. Doing well by doing good matters most to business builders.
They value conscious capitalism and experience personal fulfilment only when their impact is felt inside 

Our business builders are the visionaries who fuel the world economy—by providing them a new generation of software to manage everything from money to people. We’re reimagining business for our thriving community of accountants, partners, developers, and entrepreneurs. Our millions of customers will always be the heart of why we’re here. We support them in their ambitions by providing best in industry integrated cloud ecosystem accounting, payroll, HCM, and payments business solutions.  

We use smart technology to make our customers’ lives easier, giving them more time to focus on creating value for their customers. The Sage ecosystem will be the indispensable go-to source for advice. We’ll surpass our customers’ expectations with solutions to allow them to work faster, smarter, and more profitably enabling invisible admin.


Our Values ensure we serve business builders the right way.

Customers First

Business builders are at the heart of everything we do and we wouldn’t exist without them.

Velocity

Agile and action-oriented, we keep our finger on the pulse of business, continually evolving to deliver simple, innovative solutions.

Do The Right Thing

We act with integrity and trust each other to do the right thing.

Innovate

We look deeper and strive harder to deliver the innovative solutions our business builders need to succeed.

Make A Difference

We are committed to positive impact in the communities we work and live in.

 

Out colleagues in Atlanta celebrating Sage's sponsorship of the Invictus Games. Watch the short video

Meet our colleagues in one of our many international offices Watch here

The picture below isshows some of the fun our people have in our Atlanta office - they hosted a mini golf tournament - the marketing team shown here created a social media themed team!

Setting a new standard for corporate philanthropy around the world

About the Sage Foundation

Using our unique model, we’re committed to providing 2% of employee time, 2% of free cash flow and 2 donated licenses to support eligible registered charities, social enterprises and non-profit organisations. We focus on creating social and economic opportunity in the communities we operate within around the world.

Learn more about the Sage Foundation

We asked Sage colleagues "Why do you love Sage?" and to new starters, "Why did you join Sage?"  We then took all their responses and formed this word cloud.  This is what it's like to work here. 

Our colleagues feel empowered.  They love the fact it's friendly here at Sage and our work has meaning.  We are inspired by our colleagues and leaders and we are creative.  It's fantastic we feel there's a great work-life balance and career progression is reality.

Nicole Hardin, one of our new colleagues said this about joining Sage, "As a new member of the team I am inspired daily at how everyone lives the company values in everything they do. I feel energized every morning knowing we are the champions of entrepreneurs around the world". Follow Nicole on Twiiter @nichardin 

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    Pros

    Sage is working very hard on making sure that they can provide business solutions for small and medium sized businesses. There are many smart people who work diligently behind the scenes to ensure great products for customer and who provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers. It was a joy to work with so many talented people. Sage also had tried very hard to ensure communication across the work so that all 14,000 colleagues are in the know about what is going on in the business.

    Cons

    Sage is making changes at the speed of now. Unfortunately, as these changes have occurred, people with vast historical and important knowledge have left the organization. Also, sometimes the changes are not completely thought through to ensure continuity of the business or processes. When new colleagues come in, they may find it difficult to operate because the institutional knowledge is gone.

    Advice to Management

    Remember to ask more questions of your direct reports rather than dictating changes for change's sake. Sometimes the processes that have been in place for a while are still best practice and may just need to be tweaked, not completely revamped.

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Sage Interviews

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    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Sage (Mumbai (India)) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Sage from Dubai asked me whether I am open for Dubai Jobs, on my confirmation i got call from UAE - Sharja (Sage Partner), they asked me whether i can implement Sage X3 within 20 days and how fast i can come to Sharja.

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Sage Awards & Accolades

  • Most Engaging Benefits Proposition, UK Employee Benefits Awards, 2017
  • Project of the Year, Dynamo IT and Technology Company Awards, 2017
  • Innovation of the Year, AccountingWeb, 2017
  • Best Professional Services Website, App or Campaign, The Dadis (The Drum Awards for the Digital Industries), 2017
  • Best Employee Share/Equity Scheme, Best all-employee international share plan, 2017
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