What is the best way to answer these questions, /biz/?
>Why do you want to work for our company
Here, you talk about the specific niches of the company and lie about how you like them
"On the companies website, it says that it has a very heavily funded R and D department. It would be more interesting work, to me, to work in a business that is innovative and constantly putting out new products"
"The business is very internationally focused, which interests me because....."
"XYZ is a startup, which would match my entrepreneurial spirit as it says I would be paid in shares of the company as well as cash"
No idea what you mean by your second question
Just explain why you were interested in that stream.
If you aren't generally interested in that stream, don't apply for it. Pick the one you are interested in instead.
Sometimes it's okay to just answer the question. It doesn't always have to be acting and lies in job interviews.
You want to be a valued member of an intimate team and experience a variety of tasks in your job.
You want the safety net of working for an established company, as well as getting to specialise in a specific role for the company.
"I need some goddamn money, and I think having a job at this company will help me keep my head above water without driving me toward suicide."
"Your company and I share the same values, and I have spent years providing the services that you provide to your customers."