The health care industry has been growing rapidly, adding nearly half a million new employees in 2015 alone. The sector is now responsible for one in nine jobs in the U.S.—and its share is only going to grow. Health care is expected to add the most jobs of any industry over the next decade, according to the Labor Department.
The employment boom, combined with changing care methods focused on quality over quantity, also means that there will be demand for new types of workers, from case managers to data analysts. As demand for these workers—and traditional doctors and nurses—increases, health systems and hospitals are competing to attract the best employees with a mix of great benefits, stable career paths, and supportive cultures. Here are some tips on how to get hired.