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While it may seem like you'd never wait to accept a job offer, some circumstances may prompt you to ask for more time. Whether you need more time to mull over the salary and benefits or are waiting to hear from another company, often times, a stall letter is used to request additional time to make a decision. It generally contains the following paragraphs:

  • First paragraph - Refer to the preceding event or action which prompted this letter. For example, you may have received an employment offer, email, telephone call, etc. which requests a specific action.
  • Second paragraph - State your continued interest in the position but indicate that you must have additional time to make a final decision. It is important to justify your request for additional time. You may indicate that further information is needed or that you cannot make a decision of this magnitude without weighing all of the alternatives and opportunities which will require more time.
  • Third paragraph - Request a specific extension period and state when you will be able to have a final decision.
  • Last paragraph - Thank the person for his or her consideration and state that you will be in contact to discuss the requested extension and learn of their willingness to grant you the extra time.

Please remember that you are requesting additional time. Your request may or may not be granted. Do not assume that the additional time will be given.

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