Your Perfect Career, According To Your Zodiac Sign

What do the stars predict for the job you SHOULD be doing?

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When I was around 5 or 6 years old, I discovered how much I enjoyed writing. My parents gave me a Playskool recorder (the one with that long, curly yellow cord) and I carried that thing around everywhere — to the grocery store to interview strangers, to my friend’s houses, or chasing my dog around the backyard asking her for a comment.

I consider myself among the very lucky few who have always known exactly what I wanted to do with my life, and luckily, I’ve had parents who supported whatever that was.


And if you ask my mom, it wasn't so much that I was born a natural writer with a thirst for words — but more so, that my sign indicated I might be interested in journalism.

She's an astrologer, and while she's always careful to indicate that personal choice outweighs any prediction from the solar system, she often explains how our zodiac sign can shape who we are, what we think, and what makes us happy.

It can also indicate what type of career we would excel in, along with what we might struggle with in the office. Here's what you should be doing with your life, according to my mom, the astrologer. (No pressure.)


Aries (March 21 - April 19)

Best careers: Entrepreneur; extreme athlete; wilderness guide; CEO 
Best qualities: Great initiator, innovative ideas, visionary, friendly, persuasive and charismatic, never boring
Worst qualities: Impatient, selfish, arrogant, lack of follow-through

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

Best careers: Architect/construction; landscaping; conservation
Best qualities: Determined, hard-working, reliable, resourceful
Worst qualities: Stubborn, resistant, lazy  

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

Best careers: Marketing executive; sales/advertising; newscaster
Best qualities: Flexible, communicative, adaptable
Worst qualities: Fickle, scattered, nervous


Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

Best careers: Doctor/nurse; educational professional; realtor; chef
Best qualities: Nurturing, supportive, empathic
Worst qualities: Moody, overly sensitive, emotional  

Leo (July 23 - August 22)

Best careers: Actor/actress; drama teacher/professor; model; entertainer; motivational speaker
Best qualities: Charismatic, creative, generous, playful
Worst qualities: Arrogant, egotistical, overly dramatic, attention-seeking

Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

Best careers: Researcher; writer/reporter; software developer; detective; nutritionist
Best qualities: Efficient, detail-oriented, practical, logical
Worst qualities: Perfectionist, critical, uptight, sensitive


Libra (September 23 - October 22)

Best careers: Lawyer; banker; dancer; therapist
Best qualities: Balanced, fair, sociable, charming
Worst qualities: Indecisive, superficial, approval-seeking

Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

Best careers: Investment banker; financial advisor; sex therapist; investigator
Best qualities: Dedicated, passionate, intense, powerful
Worst qualities: Demanding, controlling, possessive

Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

Best careers: Teacher; philosopher; travel agent; realtor
Best qualities: Honest, optimistic, friendly, enthusiastic
Worst qualities: Blunt, opinionated, extravagant  

Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)


Best careers: Business executive/manager; architect; scientist
Best qualities: Organized, disciplined, structured, responsible
Worst qualities: Workaholic, rigid, restrictive

Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

Best careers: Humanitarian; inventor/entrepreneur; scientist
Best qualities: Futuristic, original, tech-savvy
Worst qualities: Detached, cold, unpredictable  

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Best careers: Photographer; medium/psychic; film director; writer; artist
Best qualities: Imaginative, artistic, empathic, intuitive
Worst qualities: Escapist, dreamy, confused

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