What to Do When You're Offered a Job and You Need More Time to Decide

Thoughtful female executive

By Jacquelyn Smith

We recently solicited readers to submit their most pressing career-related questions.

With the help of Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," we've answered the following: "I was offered a new job and the company is asking for my final decision, but I need more time. What should I do?"

This is a situation many people find themselves in.