Lots of people look to their star sign to advise them on life, love, and relationships — so why not also for work? Finding the job best suited to you by looking to your Zodiac sign could a good place to start when you're not sure where to begin. Our handy guide is perfect for everyone, whether you're looking to make a career change or you just want to know if you're meant to be in your current job.
And honestly, why wouldn't you look to your zodiac sign to determine the best job for you? After all, zodiac signs reveal a lot about someone's personality, which is a great indicator of whether someone is suited for a certain line of work. A fast-paced environment will thrill quick thinkers but turn off introverts who value stability.
Knowing your personality strengths and weaknesses ensures you pick the right position — the one that makes you happy and that meshes well with your core being — so you can have a fulfilling and successful work life. If you're going to have to get up and go to your job every day, why not actually enjoy what you're doing?
The personality of an Aries makes them well-suited for being wonderful coworkers. They're passionate by nature, meaning they give work projects 110 percent — and then some. Motivating an Aries to do good work isn't hard; just make it a competition, because Aries hate to lose. Aries are smart but impulsive, which means they may have multiple projects on their hands at any given moment.
Aries may struggle speaking in the workplace, because their bluntness and honesty may offend their peers. Though Aries is unafraid to tell you when you're slacking off, they're also the first ones to congratulate coworkers for a job well done.
The best jobs for an Aries allows them to be risk-takers. Fortunately, there are plenty of gigs, ranging from the corporate world to something more adventurous that will quench an Aries' thirst for the new and exciting. Aries excel at medical professions like dentist, nurse, or surgeon, which require them to not only put people at ease, but also tackle a variety of challenges. Working in marketing, recreation, or construction allows an Aries to flex her creativity muscles and watch her creations materialize.
This hard-working sign lives up to its symbol, the bull. Not only are Taureans ambitious workers, but they're also reliable coworkers — so you can always count on them to get their assignments done. And though they have a reputation for being stubborn, people born under this sign are always open to discovering new points of view.
Offering incentives in the form of praise, promotions, raises, or extra time off are the best ways to entice a Taurus to get the best from her each day — though you can always depend on a Taurus to give it 110 percent.
The best jobs for a Taurus take advantage of this sign's serious and practical nature, which makes them great candidates for managerial roles or positions in finance. However, this sign is also naturally suited for roles like artist, fashion designer, decorator, and florist.
With Geminis, you never know what you're going to get. Some days they may be outgoing, energetic, and enthusiastic, while other days they're serious and thoughtful. Fortunately, Geminis can use both moods to their advantage at work.
This sign is passionate, charismatic, and an excellent communicator — all valuable traits of a team player. Geminis are known as the chameleons of all the zodiac signs for their abilities to instantly mesh with the vibes and attitudes of other social circles. Of course, their quick thinking and optimism probably also endear them to the rest of the team.
The best jobs for Geminis are fast-paced positions that prevent this sign from getting bored. Working as an interpreter, scientist, teacher, or public relations associate are natural fits for Geminis. Though this sign doesn't necessarily want to be the leader, their natural charisma can help them shine if they're unexpectedly put in that position.
Cancers have many admirable traits, but their loyalty is what sets them apart from the other signs. That deep level of faithfulness also applies to getting the job done at work — which creates certain strengths and weaknesses for Cancers in the office. For example, this sign tends to be goal-oriented and passionate about work. However, Cancers are prone to harsh self-criticism, which means they can get hung up on what they perceive to be small errors or flaws in their work.
When it comes to finding the best jobs for a Cancer sign, one benefit is that this sign can work anywhere. Though Cancers are typically homebodies, their ambition helps them thrive in a traditional workplace setting, and their caring nature makes working at a care facility an option, too. Jobs that not only stimulates a Cancer's brain but also gives them the freedom to work without being micromanaged are ideal.
Being a teacher/tutor or a social worker are some of the best jobs for Cancer signs because it allows them to flex their creativity skills by designing lesson plans while still giving them goals to strive for without much meddling from their superiors. Working as a caterer or office manager are more organization-related jobs that can flourish under a Cancer's meticulous watch.
With their courage, passion, and ambitiousness, Leos are truly lions at heart. This sign isn't afraid to praise themselves for a job well done, which often leads to them being called arrogant. Leos are blessed with high self-confidence, which can make them great leaders, because their natural charisma inspires others to try their best and their boldness frees them to take risks that may pay off in the end.
When it comes to coworkers, Leos need loyalty. Fortunately, they get along with all different sorts of people, which makes it easy for others to want to work for them. They're great delegators and communicators, but Leos tend to be impatient, which can cause friction between employees if Leo bosses think their subordinates are working too slowly. Keeping reasonable deadlines in mind will help Leos appear fair.
Because of their outgoing nature and fearlessness, Leos often find success as actors. Some of the other best jobs for Leos include designer, event planner, architect, and marketer, as these positions allow Leos to impress others with their skills and flaunt their creativity. Working as a teacher is another one of the best jobs for a Leo because of their ability to captivate an audience with their out-of-the-box lesson plans.
Virgos are shy by nature, so working with this sign may be difficult at first. Fortunately, over time you can break down Virgo's walls — and when you do, you'll find a loyal and hard-working soul. As a result of their preference for putting others before themselves, Virgos often spread themselves thin, committing to too many things. When this happens, some self-care is in order once all assignments have been finished.
In the workplace, Virgos are perfectionists. This may rub their coworkers the wrong way sometimes, as Virgos holds others to the same high standards they set for themselves. However, that meticulous attention to details makes working as a researcher or executive assistant a natural fit.
The other best jobs for Virgos include data analyst and statistician, as these positions allow Virgos to but their discerning eyes to work. Because Virgos are also naturally great listeners and skilled empaths, they thrive as therapists.
There's a good reason a scale is the symbol of Libras. This sign values fairness and equality, which makes them a valuable team player. Libras are wonderful moderators and value harmony, so intra-office squabbles will rarely last long. They're great at seeing all sides of an issue and always arrive at a compromise with tact.
If a Libra believes she's being treated unfairly, that could cause conflict at work. Coworkers who don't pull their weight or being passed over for a promotion can stress a Libra — so be sure to incorporate plenty of self-care outside the office.
The best jobs for Libras are those that involve lots of face-to-face interaction. Human resource manager, counselor, and recruiter all suit a Libra's abilities. This sign is also great at decision-making, so owning a business or working as a buyer are some of the other best jobs for a Libra.
Scorpios are fiercely independent trailblazers who may intimidate others with their intensity. However, Scorpio's passion is one thing that makes them such great workers. Others may find working with this sign to be confusing, because Scorpios are inherently complex. Though others flock to them, Scorpios prefer working alone. They're also natural leaders but can work under someone as long as there are clear orders.
Because Scorpios have an unmatched work ethic, they're great assets to any team. However, they need work that's mentally stimulating and emotionally fulfilling. Positions where this sign can help others achieve things in their lives are the best jobs for Scorpios. Psychologist, occupational therapist, and human resources assistant are all people-oriented positions that suit Scorpio's personality. Some of the other best jobs for a Scorpio include researcher, engineer, and financial advisor.
Sagittarians are best known for being curious and energetic. They are the biggest travelers of all the zodiac signs, because they love being able to wander outdoors and ponder life's meaning. Conversely, people who have this star sign hate feeling constrained.
The best jobs for a Sagittarius woman would take full advantage of her optimism, extraversion, and enthusiasm. Because Sagittarians dislike being told what to do, one of the best jobs for a Sagittarius is a personal trainer. This would give them the opportunity to work at a gym, from their home, at a client's home, or in a public space, offering the flexibility and constant change of scenery they crave.
One thing Sagittarians need to keep in mind is that they tend to be very blunt when talking with coworkers and clients. Being a personal trainer would help this as it reduces the number of coworkers a Sagittarian has to get along with, but this manner of speaking could upset or even offend the client — which is bad for business. It's important for Sagittarians to make sure they're expressing themselves in appropriate ways, especially with the people they're training.
Other jobs for which Sagittarians are well-suited include salesperson (that enthusiasm and optimism is key to making sales) and travel agent (you can see how this ties in with a Sagittarian's wanderlust).
There's a very good reason Capricorns have earned the nickname "The Achievers." This hard-working sign is disciplined and responsible, which makes Capricorns the ideal managers or project leaders. Because of their determination, efficiency, and work ethic, Capricorns are valuable team members in any workplace.
Unfortunately, some Capricorns have a "know-it-all" attitude, which makes it difficult for them to absorb constructive criticism. They may also spend many hours working on project so that it's in tip-top shape, much to the annoyance of coworkers who'd prefer they work faster. That said, a Capricorn's patience and stability adds a sense of calm to the office.
The best jobs for Capricorns include accountant and business consultant, as these opportunities allow Capricorns to use their critical thinking, analytical, and math skills. Capricorns also make wonderful teachers and nurses due to their organization and patience. Other professions that make the list of best jobs for a Capricorn include legal secretary, electrician, and computer programmer.
Finding the best jobs for an Aquarius can be difficult, as this sign has conflicting likes and dislikes. They're excellent problem solvers, so Aquarians are well suited for jobs that require a lot of critical thinking skills. This sign's ability to think outside of the box is seriously valuable, as it opens the door for jobs as researchers and scientists.
One potential personality trait that can make working difficult is an Aquarian's tendency to isolate themselves. Working with a manager to strike a balance between independent work and team projects is key for this sign, and can alleviate tensions. Similarly, having to adhere to a work schedule rather than their own personal time is a challenge Aquarians face. Unfortunately, there's not an easy fix for this, so Aquarians need either work for themselves or suck it up and do the things they need to do as well as work tasks they enjoy.
Jobs where Aquarians can put their inquisitive nature to use and help others are the best jobs for this sign. Working as a mediator, teacher, project manager, or data analyst are all options Aquarians should strongly consider looking into.
"Empathic" is the best word to describe this zodiac sign. Pisces are caring souls who easily make a diverse group of friends due to their compassionate, wise, and caring personality. While they tend to be creative types, Pisces can quickly employ their left brain for critical thinking.
Finding the best jobs for a Pisces is made easy thanks to the women with this sign having very deep self-awareness. Working as physical therapists or social workers are ideal for Pisces who want to use their gifts for good due to their ability to put themselves in the shoes of the people they want to help.
That said, Pisces are easily distracted if they're not mentally stimulated. Menial tasks will bore a Pisces right away, so fast-paced jobs in sales or marketing provide not only a creative outlet, but also always changing job duties that will keep a Pisces on her toes.
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