With baseball season in full swing, I got to thinking about how companies can recruit a team where each person is the best at their position.

When hiring high-performance teams, the typical measures used to evaluate a candidate: excellent grades from the best universities, with stellar resumes, for instance — is the obvious way to go. But typically these candidates are expensive and extremely challenging to hire. And past indications of talents aren’t true measures of employee potential.

In the hyper competitive hiring environment in tech, it pays to be a bit more like legendary GM Billy Beane, finding the…

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