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    I'm 21 and have recently graduated. I started applying for jobs about two weeks ago and only one person got back to me and invited me for an interview. An hour after the interview they called me back offering me the job and i accepted which i was very surprised at because they said someone else was being interviewed for the job after me and more than that, it was my first ever job interview, like literally ever.

    My worry is that this isn't your standard supermarket job working on the till which when you think about it doesn't sound that hard. My job is working for a tiling company selling all sorts of tiles, tile accessories and specialised products which I have no experience in whatsoever (they said no experience was required as they'll train me up).

    Now I know they said they'll train me up, but I can't help but think the only way I could possibly sell the products is if i know what the hell I'm talking about (literally know nothing about tiling, DIY, grout, adhesive, etc.) which I'm guessing I won't have much knowledge on for months to come.

    But I'm worried that they'll be expecting me to sell stuff when I don't even know what I'm talking about to customers. It's not like a supermarket job where you just scan items and ask for the money, I have to know what I'm talking about when trying to sell **** to customers looking to decorate their homes. I've never had a job in my life nevermind trying to sell specialised products which I have no knowledge on whatsoever.

    A few colleagues were telling me how on their first week they were selling lots of stuff so now I feel even worse like I have expectations to live up to.
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    (Original post by RusoMachiavelli)
    I'm 21 and have recently graduated. I started applying for jobs about two weeks ago and only one person got back to me and invited me for an interview. An hour after the interview they called me back offering me the job and i accepted which i was very surprised at because they said someone else was being interviewed for the job after me and more than that, it was my first ever job interview, like literally ever.

    My worry is that this isn't your standard supermarket job working on the till which when you think about it doesn't sound that hard. My job is working for a tiling company selling all sorts of tiles, tile accessories and specialised products which I have no experience in whatsoever (they said no experience was required as they'll train me up).

    Now I know they said they'll train me up, but I can't help but think the only way I could possibly sell the products is if i know what the hell I'm talking about (literally know nothing about tiling, DIY, grout, adhesive, etc.) which I'm guessing I won't have much knowledge on for months to come.

    But I'm worried that they'll be expecting me to sell stuff when I don't even know what I'm talking about to customers. It's not like a supermarket job where you just scan items and ask for the money, I have to know what I'm talking about when trying to sell **** to customers looking to decorate their homes. I've never had a job in my life nevermind trying to sell specialised products which I have no knowledge on whatsoever.

    A few colleagues were telling me how on their first week they were selling lots of stuff so now I feel even worse like I have expectations to live up to.
    Don't worry, they'll help you learn all of that! You'll find you pick it up as you go along. It doesn't hurt to do a bit of research though in your free time. At first, they'll be okay with you referring customers and questions to other members of staff so they can help you out. They won't expect you to be an expert at first, so don't worry. When they hired you, they knew what your experience was and they still wanted you!
 
 
 
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