An applicant for a job posting in education lists his most recent relevant experience as occurring in 1973.  You don’t bring him in for an interview.

Is it gender discrimination?

Beyond that, if he says that he is the most qualified candidate — do you have to hire him?

And if you don’t hire the

Making good hiring decisions is one of the best ways an employer can avoid problems in the future.  In various posts, I’ve discussed ways of accomplishing this, through the use of reference checks, background screening, offer letters and the like. 

But for most employers, the single biggest "screen" of employees is through a