Are you looking for a new job? You’re probably very aware that the employment market is competitive these days, and it’s hard to know just what employers are seeking from job candidates when the come for interviews. While it’s important to make a good impression during an interview, there’s no use pretending to be someone you’re not just to land the job.
Taking just any job, or being inauthentic in your interview, will make you unhappy in the long run, and it doesn’t put you on the path to manifesting your bliss and creating abundance in your life. The best way to approach any interview is to be sincere, honest, and professional throughout the entire process.
You can work with your birth chart and your daily horoscope to put your best foot forward when it comes to making an impact and sealing the deal to land your dream job. You can even consider the following job interview tips that apply to the energy of your zodiac sign and it’s positive and challenging qualities.
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Aries is a cardinal sign, which means you’ll be a natural go-getter. You like to do things your way and you would much rather lead than follow other people. It could be a potential problem if you’re not going for a managerial role and you come across as overqualified.
Aries people are naturally intense, so don’t come on too strong.You don’t want the interviewer to think that you’re after their job—even if perhaps you are eyeing that for the future! There will be plenty of time for you to prove yourself once you’ve settled into the position.
You’re so easy-going! You’re hardworking but a bit on the stubborn side. If the position doesn’t captivate you, then you could just roll over into laziness. Take time to present yourself well, don’t turn up to the interview in whatever you happened to be wearing.
Your ruling planet is Venus, the planet of beauty and balance. You shouldn’t have any trouble at all leaving the interview on a harmonious and positive note. You will probably leave them with the impression that you can get along with anyone and fit right in.
You’re never out of work for long because you can turn your skills to so many different areas. You’ll easily win people over at the interview, provided you remember to listen as well as talk. They will know you’re awesome if you let your actions speak louder than words.
If you spend too much time discussing how suitable you are for the job that’s on offer, you might just talk yourself out of it. You have a lot to bring to any position; let your actions and the way that you present yourself do the talking for you. That’s mostly what a job interview is for anyway.
As a water sign, you do tend to wear your heart on your sleeve, so you’ll have to work though any mood or nervousness before you go into your interview. A bit of meditation or some relaxation exercises before your interview will help to steady your emotions, so you make that all important first impression.
Your resourcefulness and nurturing ways are your best assets and you always seem to take care of people, even in the workplace. Your home is important to you as well, but don’t put too much emphasis on how you value time off with your your family. You want to show that you’re there to work!
You’re naturally competitive and outgoing, and as a fixed sign, you do like to have things your way. Stay welcoming and gregarious on your interview, but don’t over-do it. You’re very confident, and you want that to shine through as self-assurance, not conceit.
It comes natural to you to push yourself, but don’t push yourself into this job. Curb your enthusiasm just a bit, so that it lets your sincerity and your warmth shine through, rather than going too far and being perceived as arrogant or superficial.
It’s natural for you to want to know everything there is to know about the position before you take it, but remember that you’re the one being interviewed, not the other way around! You’re hardworking and will be an asset to any job you’re offered. Let that shine.
Show off your knowledge and your skill sets that you have developed throughout your life, let your dedication and your meticulousness in other jobs be seen. When you believe in yourself, your potential employer will be able to believe in you, too.
Balance and harmony comes easy to you, and you do enjoy being social, so let that shine in your interview. Show your potential employer that you have excellent conversational skills, you can get along with most people, and that you are a natural mediator.
You’ve got an innate ‘get up and go’ that other people find contagious. Dress to impress for your interview and take interest in what the other person is saying rather than making it all about you. You’re sure to make a positive and noteworthy impact.
Your sense of intrigue and your passion for life will attract you the right kind of attention. Discuss with your interviewer what fascinates you about this position, and why you’re keen to immerse yourself into it. Stress your ability to concentrate on the task until it is finished, and let that confidence be seen.
You’ll have to watch your intensity levels throughout the meeting, though, for it will be easy for you to come on too strong and want to control the conversation! A bit of yoga or physical exercise before your interview will help calm you down.
You’ve got everything an employer would want—versatility, charm, optimism; but don’t oversell yourself. As a fire sign, you probably have some stunning accomplishments that you can share. Although if you like to talk much about your achievements, you could come off as a braggart.
You’ll have to make sure not to exaggerate.It’s great for storytelling, but not so much when it comes to discussing your capability for an advertised job. Make a good effort to speak less, and listen more. People who listen as much as they talk are perceived as more intelligent.
Not many signs have your determination and tenacity to succeed. Your earth sign nature makes you practical, traditional, and will do well to let others see that responsible side. Don’t be too serious at your interview, though. While you will effortlessly come across as businesslike and reliable, you also want to show that you’re amiable. Smile and have some witty banter at the ready.
You also want to show that you’re capable of being a team player. Be optimistic in your expectations, but don’t get too rigid in your thinking. You sometimes have trouble compromising with other people, yet that may be what you need to do in order to start advancing up the career ladder—which is something you’re very capable of doing!
You know what you want and you’re very capable of getting it. In your confident and unassuming way, you’ll certainly stand out from most of the other applicants. You’re usually cool and sophisticated, but you’ll have to watch that in an interview. If you come across as arrogant or aloof.
As the fixed air sign, there’s a chance you may know more than the person who’s hiring you. Wait until you get the job before you let that fact be known. You want to make a lasting impression without overwhelming your interviewer too much.
As the mutable water sign, you really do know how to go with the flow. You usually do well, because you have the intuition to find the right answers to any questions you’re asked. However, if you agree with everything you’ll leave the interviewer with the notion that you don’t have your own thoughts and ideas, which is not the case at all.
The more you want this position, the more you’re apt to let your emotions get the better of you. Make sure that you take the time to chill out before the meeting, and don’t attend it under the influence of anything—not even that extra cup of coffee.
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Finding a job that you love, where you will excel, and enjoy the work environment, and also pays well is no easy task! You have to submit a resume that gets noticed in the pile of others and then have a flawless interview to have a shot of landing your dream job.
If you are aware of the strengths and weaknesses of your zodiac sign, you can play up your positive traits and downplay the aspects of yourself that may make a negative impression in a job interview. We hope you grow your career and will be proud of how your performance in your next job interview.