Growing up, our Asian parents tell us that to succeed in life, we need to follow a specific route – get straight As in school, go to university, be an accountant, lawyer, doctor or engineer, get married and start a family.
One thing that our parents or our education system do not teach us is how to be HAPPY. Because of that, many people have a perfect resume or CV, but deep down, they are often confused.
2020 has shaken our belief system. There is no such thing as job security anymore, and because of that, many millenials are beginning to explore other career options and maybe even start a side hustle.
This is a list of recommendations `where you can use your strength and explore career options in these professions or fields based on your star sign.
*For advance level Astrology enthusiast, please also check the rising sign (outer energy) and moon sign (emotional energy)
Birth Dates: March 21st – April 19th
Career struggles: You tend to jump to conclusions without doing enough groundwork because you overestimate a project. Because of that, you may struggle to meet deadlines at times.
The Aries work personality and what you are good at: Based on your Aries personality traits, you’ll be proud of professions that provide you with the chance to work independently, and beyond the job scope of just sitting in front of a desk, which you may find too monotonous. Working as an entrepreneur or a freelancer of any kind and having no boss over your shoulder would be ideal for you. Your natural leadership skills and no fear for risks also can be motivational in roles within the military, stock exchange, rescue jobs, sales or maybe fitness training. Interaction with people also suits the Aries personality.
Best jobs for Aries: Tour guide, stockbroker, marketer, professional athlete, firefighter, handyman, chef, fashion stylist, or fitness instructor.
Birth Dates: April 20th – May 20th
Career struggles: It is hard for you to make quick decisions and get out of you comfort zone as you are overly cautious, so you tend to move too slow.
The Taurus work personality and what you are good at: Taurus is the sign that represents money, which suggests a Taurus could excel in jobs within the financial sector. Since Taurus is an Earth sign, many roles that require you to work in the field to gain practical experience and knowledge through first-hand observation would cause you to be happy and satisfied.
Best jobs for Taurus: Banker, accountant, project manager, architect, forest ranger, florist, landscape photographer, art director, fashion designer, graphic artist, chef, entertainer.
Birth Dates: May 21st – June 20th
Career struggles: You have a lot of nervous and erratic energy, so you struggle to remain focused.
The Gemini work personality and what you are good at: You and your ‘twin’ are always in search of new opportunities. Working in an office from nine-to-five isn’t your cup of tea. A fast-paced environment may offer you all you would like to flourish in your industry, but at the same time, it could also create a sort of prison for you. Apart from work, it is vital that you can discover more about the planet too as discover and observe its wonders. So, it would be best if your job offers you the best of both worlds.
Best jobs for Gemini: Journalist, marketer, teacher, writer, tour guide, artist, scientist, communication professional.
Birth Dates: June 21st – July 22nd
Career struggles: You are overly sensitive and take things too personally. You need to know the difference between professional, constructive feedback versus a personal attack.
The Cancer work personality and what you are good at: There’s a wide range of career path a Cancer may choose based on their star sign characteristics. As you grow older, your passion for people often gets stronger and thus, you might find employment or start a business within the care sector. In ageing societies (like in Japan, Europe, North America and even in Singapore), the number of care jobs will exponentially increase. It’s a broad field with many options. Not only will you specialise in the youth or the elderly sectors, but you might also pursue your passion for humans and animals. Cancerians also often find their true calling in areas connected with the humanities, the creative, the cultural sector and also the entertainment industry. Cancerians are frequently seen in roles where they are creating, developing and implementing ideas.
Best jobs for Cancer: Attorney, care provider, doctor, nurse, teacher, social worker, chef, content editor and other creative freelancers or tech support provider.
Birth Dates: July 23rd – August 22nd
Career struggles: You are the queen of the jungle and love to be praised for their excellent work continually. Hence, they struggle with management since they need to be the star.
The Leo work personality and what you are good at: Leos don’t lack confidence, ambition, enthusiasm or optimism, and they will show to everyone—their peers, colleagues and employees included—how loyal, generous, happy and inspiring they will be. Even their negative traits listed above are available handy when doing particular jobs.
Best jobs for Leo: Acting, teaching, woodworking, investigative reporting, creative freelancing, pet sitting, and advocacy work.
Birth Dates: August 23rd – September 22nd
Career struggles: You take on more responsibility than you can handle as you fear to delegate and tend to overthink everything.
The Virgo work personality and what you are good at: Virgos possess a number of the foremost essential traits to excel within the financial or the healthcare sector. But paying an excessive amount of attention to each tiny detail may slow you down and cause some trouble for you. For instance, a gathering must be cancelled because you haven’t finished a report yet. A critical approach to varied tasks may help you stand out and showcase your best qualities, but this will easily cause uncomfortable situations during a social setting. Nobody wants to be reminded of his or her flaws every single time. Of course, some may appreciate it because it equips them with enough knowledge to become better.
Best jobs for Virgo: Accountant, nurse, therapist, veterinarian, researcher, cleaner, designer, and stylist.
Birth Dates: Sept 23rd – Oct 22nd
Career struggles: You try to please everyone, as you believe in fairness and 50-50 wins. You also withdraw from all forms of confrontation as it affects you emotionally.
The Libra work personality and what you are good at: Taking into consideration all the positive and negative traits, you might start various career paths in an attempt to seek out jobs in areas that allow you to seek justice or showcase your negotiation skills. You might make a great diplomat, facilitating conversations between parties with different views on a spread of topics. Your fair-mindedness additionally drives you to seek careers in the legal industry, such as judges or lawyers. Aside from being destined to mediate and support negotiations, Libras like to explore and express their artistic selves. By expressing their creativity and artistry, you believe that you can use it to shape the aesthetics of our world.
Best jobs for Libra: Mediator, lawyer, stylist, graphic designer, publicist, multimedia journalist, customer service representatives.
Birth Dates: Oct 23rd – Nov 21st
Career struggles: You usually prefer standing in the corner and analysing the situation and people around you before you can start trusting them. You may appear as someone who is unapproachable and intimidating.
The Scorpio work personality and what you are good at: Any workplace would enjoy the presence of a driven, curious, hard-working, resourceful and sometimes fearless Scorpio who showcases excellent communication and analytical skills. Despite the increased emphasis on working in teams to explore more points of view, you prefer to work alone, without much supervision. Scorpios often reach higher positions and manage their subordinates well, but they usually follow their intuition or are strong-headed when it comes to determining what to try to next. You will handle money well and adapt to all or any sorts of situations efficiently.
Best jobs for Scorpio: Researcher, psychologist, care provider, writer, financial advisor, investigator, investigative journalist, and marketing specialist.
Birth Dates: November 22nd – December 21st
Career struggles: You tend to do things fast and last minute and want to wing everything. Sometimes when you are too blunt, you would hurt the feelings of those who are more sensitive.
The Sagittarius work personality and what you are good at: As a consequence of their adventurous spirit, Sagittarius souls sometimes juggle too many things, without finishing any of them. Patience doesn’t seem to seem in your vocabulary either. Yet somehow you still manage to have a work-life balance. Considering all your positive and negative traits, you will choose numerous career paths to realise success while allowing them freedom, such as being freelancers, digital nomads or solopreneurs.
Best jobs for Sagittarius: Salesperson, researcher, environmentalist, pet sitter, tour/travel guide, teacher, and any kind of creative professional.
Birth Dates: December 22nd – January 19th
Career struggles: They have super-high standards towards themselves and the people around them, sometimes to the point where it is unrealistic. Thus, they often have no work/life balance as they are continually #hustling.
The Capricorn work personality and what they are good at: Their analytical skills help Capricorns stay organised and make them real observers who concentrate on the tiniest details. They aren’t scared of negotiating and that they can quickly react to what others say. The Capricorn vocabulary contains words like patience and creativity, and that they love numbers. Unfortunately, their pessimism can cause setbacks in their lives and turbulence in their workplaces.
Best jobs for Capricorn: Teacher, graphic designer, copywriter, blogger, programmer, developer, jeweler, party planner, caregiver, and handyperson.
Birth Dates: January 20th – February 18th
Career struggles: You are the all-or-nothing type. When you are interested in something, you will immerse yourself in that project like a ‘mad scientist,’ but you can also move on quickly when you lose interest.
The Aquarius work personality and what you are good at: Aquarians love science and thrives in solving problems. Sometimes you tend to immerse yourself a lot in your work and ignore the people around you. Once you pursue your dreams and perform your tasks, authority is what an Aquarius doesn’t want. You’re able to share your knowledge, creativity and enthusiasm and to fight for a real cause whatever you believe, but what is most important is the environment and community that you serve.
Best jobs for Aquarius: Social worker, judge, artist, professor, activist, archaeologist, ESL teacher, and caregiver.
Birth Dates: February 18th – March 20th
Career struggles: You bend over backward and give an excessive amount of yourself to others, which sometimes leaves you frazzled. You need to learn to create boundaries.
The Pisces work personality and what you are good at: Based on your Pisces personality traits, you’ll be proud of professions that include helping people or animals. You’ll prefer a career where you can serve the requirements of others within the service, healthcare sector or caregiving field. Additionally, many Pisceans also end up as artist as these water signs would thrive within the artistic and cultural industries.
Best jobs for Pisces: Nurse, physical therapist, veterinary medical professional, counsellor, special education instructor, therapist, musician, dancer, photographer and designer.
Sarah May Low is a top tarot card reader in Malaysia. She owns Sarah May Low Tarot Academy. Find out more about her services on her website.