COVID-19 has escalated healthcare’s decision-making demands, reinforcing the industry’s need for highly skilled analytics team members. As a result, health systems face mounting pressure to hire the best-suited analytics talent in a timely manner and with minimal burden on existing team members. Five proven inclusive strategies will help hiring managers efficiently build an analytics team that can adapt to healthcare’s shifting environment and also fit within an organization’s culture: Open positions to remote employees and conduct interviews via video conferencing. Insert “tollgates” into the hiring process. Use scenario-based role play to assess many competencies concurrently. Assess cultural fit. Follow up with and provide feedback to all candidates.