Land the gig: The forbidden list

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Motivated. Talented. Hard-working.

You may be all of these things, but that doesn't mean you should use them in your resume, cover letter or in an interview. Millions of Americans use cliche or trite words in their job applications, and all it does is put a bad taste in HR managers' mouths.

Click through the slideshow below for more words you should never use when applying for a job:

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