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For example, at Microsoft, many people like working there because of competitive environment and a culture that values intellect. If you come across in an interview with that company as someone who likes those things, you'll probably score extra points and be seen by interviewer as someone who would fit in with team.
One place to find out about companies is Vault Reports website. To find out more about Vault Reports, please check out review on our site at this address: http://www.jobsearchinfo.com/vault.htm
Hoovers.com is also a good site for finding out more about a company, as are other financial reporting sites like Yahoo Finance which lets you look up information on public companies.
Unfortunately, however, there are times when showing ambition on a job interview can hurt you. Watch out for situations where an unproven or burnt-out manager interviews you for a job that could put you in a position to replace them. If insecure manager interviews you *after* at least one other person as interviewed you, it's ok to come across as ambitious because insecure manager wouldn't want to be perceived as blocking talented candidates. But if an insecure manager is acting as a "gatekeeper" to company and could prevent you from being considered by final decision maker, it's better to come off as competent but not ambitious so you don't seem threatening to their position.
Scott Brown is the author of the Job Search Handbook (http://www.JobSearchHandbook.com). As editor of the HireSites.com weekly newsletter on job searching, Scott has written many articles on the subject. He wrote the Job Search Handbook to provide job seekers with a complete yet easy to use guide to finding a job effectively.