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Signing a document

How to sign an eSignature document.

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Written by Oliver Cook
Updated over a week ago

When a document has been sent to you that is ready to be signed, you and all other recipients immediately receive a task under My tasks on your Sage HR Dashboard. This prompts you to review and sign this document.

Recipients are also notified via email.

This guide explains how to open this document and how to sign it.

📎NOTE: You can't view or sign eSignature documents on the Sage HR app.

How to get to an eSignature document

My tasks on Dashboard

  1. Go to your dashboard

  2. My tasks you'll see a prompt to view a document

Documents tab on employee profile

  1. Go to your profile, then click on the Documents tab on your profile menu.

  2. You'll see a document waiting to be signed, click Sign document.

Documents tab on main menu

On the main menu on the left, click Documents.

You'll see a document waiting to be signed, click Sign document.

How to sign the document

  1. Open the document in signing mode. Signable fields are highlighted exactly where they were placed.

    Signable fields highlighted - eSignature in Sage HR

  2. To sign the document click on the area and draw your signature.

    Alternatively, you can upload an image of your signature from your computer, or if you prefer just type in your name.

  3. Once you select the preferred input method of your signature and add input your signature, click Sign.

  4. At the top click Submit, then click Close.

📎NOTE: When both preparing and signing the document in Sage HR, the contents of the document remain unchangeable. This ensures that precise definitions and wording are not amended.

When all recipients have signed the document, it is sent to every signatory and original sender via email. Additionally, the final version will be available in the Documents section of your main menu and profile menu.

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