In Sage HR, you can create custom fields, which can be useful if you need to enter additional information to your employees' records, when there isn't a pre-defined field already set up.

For Canada businesses using Sage HR, we recommend setting up the following custom fields.


SIN number

Type: Text field

Field description: Social Insurance Number

Field location: "EMPLOYEE" tab

Check all of the option boxes


Language preference

Type: Dropdown

Field description: Language preference

Field location: "EMPLOYEE" tab

Dropdown options: English, French

Select the following two options:

  • Enable as filter in Reports

  • Display field in Employee Info Card


First Aid Attendant

Type: Dropdown

Field description: First Aid Attendant

Field location: "EMPLOYEE" tab

Dropdown options: NA, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3

Select the following two options:

  • Enable as filter in Reports

  • Display field in Employee Info Card


Legal Name

Type: Text

Field description: Legal Name

Field location: "EMPLOYEE" tab

Check all of the option boxes


📌TIP: For steps on how to create a custom field - Read more >

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