Newton vs JazzHR

JazzHR background and who are they?

JazzHR was founded in 2009. The current CEO is Pete Lamson. The company has private funding at a value of $23.98 million. The last funding round was a venture round in July 2017. Their headquarters are in Pittsburgh, PA and the product they offer is an ATS (applicant tracking system). JazzHR states they are now on a mission to reveal the elusive yet absolutely critical connection between recruiting and performance.


What does JazzHR claim to offer?

Helps users get out of their email inbox

JazzHr lets users get their open jobs online and in front of job seekers. It allows users to stop losing great candidates due to an overstuffed inbox.

Users ability to make spreadsheets obsolete

JazzHR has the ability for users to track, rank, and discuss automatically created digital candidate profiles in one secure location.

Allows for the leverage of team knowledge

JazzHr allows users to schedule interviewers with prep notes and questions.

The ability to digitize the offer process

The platform allows people to create customizable offer letters and generate pre-filled offers.  

Helps users stay efficient and compliant

The applicant tracking software can be used to fine tune recruiting strategy, expose problems and refocus hiring efforts.



Newton background and who are they?

Newton was founded in 2009. The company’s mission was to design software that they want to use, sell it how they want to buy it, and provide the level of support they would expect as customers. Newton was acquired by Paycor in December of 2015, allowing them to grow their team of product experts and engineers. Continued investment by Paycor enables helps them improve their product and provide superior support. Today, Newton is used by over 1500 HR teams on any given day.


What does Newton offer?

Attraction and Engagement

With Newton jobs can be displayed with one click, and acceptance of job applicants online can be done via a branded careers page as well as personalized automated emails. Here we take a look at their attraction and engagement features.

Careers Pages
Newton makes it easy to have a fully-branded careers site that matches a website to the T.  
Free Job Postings
Newton is able to post to jobs with one click, for free. Meaning a job can be on a site and searchable in seconds.

Online Job Applications

It offers a fully-branded, customizable careers pages and online job applications that integrate seamlessly with a website to create a great candidate experience and employer brand.

Employee Referrals

Newton offers rewards for employees for referrals with a fast, mobile-first, easy-to-use tool for sharing job openings with their numerous personal networks.

Resume Parsing

Newton comes with enterprise-grade resume parsing technology with nearly limitless input options, producing the most accurate results with no manual work.

Agency Manager

Newton also offers an Agency Manager that is a ready-to-use solution that will help manage applicants submitted by recruiting firms and staffing agencies.

Interview and Collaboration

Newton offers from intuitive dashboards that give visibility and control across the entire hiring process. Here we take a look at the topic of Interview and Collaboration.

Email templates and Automation

Newton is the only ATS that comes with over 90 expertly written recruiting emails built-in.

Tools for Hiring Managers

Newton can be used from any device, anywhere, and give feedback without a login.

Interview Guides and Scorecards

Newton’s Interview Guides and Scorecards improve new hire quality by allowing for better preparation for teams for interviews while also automating how collection on their feedback following every interview.

Recruiting Dashboards

Newton offers comprehensive recruitment dashboards that immediately identify where candidates fall in a recruiting process.

Outlook and Gmail Interview Scheduling

Newton integrates with Outlook and Gmail saving you countless hours and headaches chasing candidates and hiring managers.

Advanced Candidate Search

Newton offers an Advanced Candidate Search that makes resumes, online job applications, comments and notes, salaries, locations, and candidate feedback immediately discoverable.

Offer and Onboard

Newton offers the function to perform background checks, approve, create, and send offer letters, automate the collection of tax forms, company documents, and more. The company emphasizes glean key insights along the way with powerful reporting are also possible. Here we take a deeper look into it’s offer and onboard processes.

Approval Processes

Newton have job & offer approval processes that are fully customizable, can be email-driven, and provide the visibility, control, and exception management that employers need to grow quickly.

Easily Create Job Offer Letters and Responses

Newton has a function to Easily Create Job Offer Letters & Manage Responses. Users can gather approvals, create, send, and receive signed offer letters without ever leaving the ATS.

Background Checks

Newton has integrations with leading background screening partners shifts the collection of sensitive data from your company and moves that responsibility to the experts.

EEO and OFCCP Compliance

It has the most up-to-date, EEO and OFCCP compliance tracking and reporting tools available.

Reporting and Analytics

Newton provides teams with unparalleled visibility into every recruiting process.

New Hire Onboarding

Newton has onboarding tools that can save HR departments time and help automate the process.



So… Where Does Newton Win and Where Does JazzHR Win?

Newton’s support and implementation takes the top spot above JazzHR. Newton also has email integrations with Outlook and Gmail that JazzHR does not. Newton also has the advantage in reporting as well. JazzHR does however feature a “crowd” data integration that allows for the analysis of billions of data points to deliver actionable insights based on job and location.




Where Newton Wins Where JazzHR Wins
Support/Implementation Customized workflows
Emails “Crowd” data integration
Email integrations with Outlook and Gmail