We all have certain professional dreams we want to achieve. But how you actually buckle down and take steps to do that is definitely influenced by astrology. Maybe your style is speedy go-getter. Total Aries! Or you’re zeroed in on all the minutae. Hey, Virgo! Always calculating? Scorpio, for sure.
Here, your work ethic summed up in one word, based on your zodiac sign.
Aries (March 21–April 19)
As a competitive fire sign, there’s really no challenge you won’t take on—and strive to win. Plus, Aries being ruled by Mars, the God of War, you’ll fight to the finish to come out on top.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
As a grounded earth sign, slow and steady is your motto, and this reflects in the way you tackle your professional path. Higher-ups can always count on you to take care of business.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
As an air sign by Mercury, which is related to communication, information-gathering, and transportation, you can manage a lot of to-dos at once. In fact, you’re most in your element on the job when you feel like a busy bee!
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Cancers are known as the most maternal sign of the zodiac, ruled by the emotional moon, and as a result, you’re probably pretty darn conscientious about any project you take on. You’re the “grown-up” in any meeting or team. (Well, most of the time. You do have a pretty quirky sense of humor!)
Leo (July 23-August 22)
As an assertive, confident fire sign, Leos are best known in the work force as the natural-born bosses who don’t mind leading the charge on just about anything. But you’re also incredibly loyal, as you put your heart into any sort of project you commit to.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
As a pragmatic earth sign, ruled by the planet of communication Mercury, you’re all about doing the research and zeroing in on the details. You’re the one higher-ups and colleagues call on do to proof-reading, fact-checking, analyzing data of any sort, editing, tackling tedious lists or spreadsheets… And you love every second of it.
Libra (September 23-October 22)
As an air sign ruled by Venus, the planet of love, you’re driven by your heart. If you feel a particular professional pursuit is right, you’ll put the full scope of your energy in it. And you’ll keep at it with a balanced, positive approach.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21)
As an emotional, fixed (resolute) water sign, Scorpios put their whole being into work you’re passionate about—and you’ll think in terms of a step-by-step path to success. You’re logical, focused, calculating, and in turn, you usually command serious power.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)
Sagittarius, ruled by lucky Jupiter, is a thrill-seeking, fun-loving sign, and this definitely translates in your professional life. You’ll throw all of your energy into a project you’re psyched about—maybe even to an extreme. So, beware burnout!
Capricorn (December 22-January 19)
As an earth sign, ruled by taskmaster planet Saturn and associated with the tenth house of career, Capricorns are, if nothing else, extremely hard workers. You value your professional success so much that you are just about always putting your nose to the grindstone.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18)
As an air sign ruled by futuristic Uranus, you’re naturally innovative and usually pretty technologically-savvy. What goes hand in hand with that? You approach your work in a way that’s extremely rational and scientific.
Pisces (February 19-March 20)
A water sign ruled by Neptune, the planet of dreams and mysticism, Pisces may be the most artistic sign in the whole zodiac. You’re certainly empathic, and you bring your emotions into any project you feel is worth your time. The result is pure poetry.