President Obama Gets A Few Helpful Job Interview Tips From Stephen Colbert

"I don't see any promotions for the last eight years."

Since President Barack Obama only has a few more months in office, Late Show host Stephen Colbert is worried that his job interview skills may have gotten a little rusty. After all, age 55 is a "tough time to start over for a man." So he met up with the president to look over his résumé and ask him a few practice questions.

"I don't see any promotions for the last eight years," Colbert (as Randy the office manager) notes. "That's not always good. Can you explain that?"

"Honestly, there wasn't any room for advancement at my last job," President Obama says, adding, "The only one with a more powerful position was my wife."

Colbert goes on to advise him not to say that staying in his current job would be unconstitutional. Apparently what employers hear from that explanation is that he stole office supplies. Duly noted.

Of course, Obama wouldn't waste the opportunity to remind everyone to vote. When asked about his hobbies, he replies, "You know, what I really love doing is encouraging the youth of America to get out and vote this November, so that the good work that we've done in the past eight years can continue on into the future."

Unfortunately, Colbert was looking for an answer closer to "whittling." 


See how President Obama fares in the full interview below:


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