I've applied for position A at a big company. They replied that they would see me in position B (the same level, a different focus) and asked whether I'm interested.
I'm not convinced I'm interested in B. Actually, I'm quite sure I'm not. However, I figure that positions are sometimes described unrealistically. I've already had interviews during which a position that was good on paper resulted to be something totally different. So maybe it happens also the other way round?
That's why I would like to go to the interview. However, I'm not sure if by going there I don't risk being excluded from future applications for positions related to A or other areas, but not related to B.
What is the right strategy here? Should I tell them in advance that I probably won't be interested but would love to learn more anyway?
Of course the question is different from a question whether a person should go to an interview for a position they are interested in, but wouldn't accept just now. These are two different situations.