Going through the motions when an applicant is unqualified

Q Based on the "ban-the-box" law, we removed the criminal history question from our employment application, although we still ask it once an applicant has an interview set up. We are hiring for a position in which the employee will work with troubled youths, and we received an application from an individual who our manager knows has a criminal history. Should we interview him as we would anyone else, even though we know his criminal history will prevent him from obtaining the position? Or can we reject his application based on the sensitive nature of the job? Read More...