Want To Hire & Communicate Better At Work? Astrology Can Help!

Welcome to your guide on zodiac signs in the workplace. Many people are surprised when they find out that some companies hire professional astrologers to do a full astrological analysis of a potential hire especially when it’s a high salary position. You do not have to be an astrology expert to use it to make your life easier at work.

Whether you’re hiring or just trying to getting along better with people, astrology has secrets that will help you weave different personalities together to create a cohesive team. The element of a person’s zodiac sign will cue you in right away to their core personality.

Air signs are communicators (Libra, Aquarius and Gemini). Water signs are able to read and connect with people (Cancer, Pisces and Scorpio). Fire signs are confident, passionate and work fast (Leo, Aries and Sagittarius). Earth signs have longevity, business sense and are good with details (Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn).

You can read this article, Understand The Elements In Astrology: Improve Your Understanding of Others, to get a deeper look into the elements in the zodiac signs.

How To Use The Sun Sign To Determine Natural Strengths

The hardest working zodiac signs are Capricorns, Aries and Scorpios followed by Virgo, Leo and Aquarius. The most sensitive zodiac signs are Cancer, Libra and Taurus. The most creative zodiac signs are Pisces, Aquarius, Gemini and Libra. The most organized zodiac signs are Virgos, Taurus, Capricorn and Aries.

The best leadership zodiac signs are Leo, Aquarius, Aries and Capricorn. The best peacekeeping zodiac signs are Libra, Pisces and Aquarius. The zodiac signs that lose their cool the most are Aries, Taurus and Gemini. The most nurturing signs are Cancer, Virgo and Pisces.

Some of The Basic Traits You Can Expect From Each Sun Sign

Cancer – Caring, motivated to help people, sensitive. Retreats when upset.

Libra – Strong sense of justice, creative and loving. Walks to the beat of their own drum.

Pisces – Wants everyone to be happy and is fueled by creativity. Likes variety.

Capricorn – Business minded, likes quality over quantity and makes a great business partner.

Aquarius – Friendly leaders who work for the greater good. Can come off as cold.

Gemini – Curious, talkative and love to travel or work with kids. Can be difficult.

Scorpio – Can handle stressful situations or understand people on a deep level. Sexual people.

Aries – Want things done quickly and speak directly to save time. Can get many moving parts going.

Taurus – Appreciate nice surroundings, good food and are caring but slow to change. Can be stubborn.

Virgo – Manage systems and budgets well and nurture others a lot. Often perfectionists who have trouble finishing.

Sagittarius – Adventurous and charismatic but interested in big picture concepts. Make great teachers and love to travel.

Leo – Sometimes so confident they are arrogant but have no trouble leading. Life of the party and want attention.

How To Communicate Better Using Astrology

No matter what your job, knowing when Mercury retrograde falls will help you know when to expect miscommunication. It’s good to repeat what someone says to you to make sure you’ve understood them correctly during a Mercury retrograde. Also, take a second in the morning to see what sign the moon is in. It shifts every 2.5 days.

Knowing what sign the moon is in will help you know how people will generally be feeling that day.

People are ready to get to work under a Capricorn moon, sensitive under a Cancer moon, ready to speak directly under an Aries moon, willing to have deep conversations under a Scorpio moon, can resolve differences on a Libra moon, reorganize systems on a Virgo moon and discuss ideas during a Gemini moon.

A truly astrologically savvy person will look to the moon sign in a person’s birth chart to truly understand how to make someone feel happy in their work. The moon sign represents their emotional needs.

If someone’s emotional needs are not being met at work in the way they are communicated to, you can bet they will become discontented and work productivity will decrease due to resentment they may not even be conscious of. You would need someone’s date of birth for this.

For the ultimate understanding of how someone communicates, you can also take it one step further and look at someone’s Mercury in their chart. If it’s in Aries for instance, they will communicate bluntly but if it’s in Cancer, they will be extremely sensitive.

Know when the full moon is and be aware that it puts people on edge and messes with plans. Knowing when the new moon and full moon is each month will also help you predict the general mood of the office. A new moon is when people are feeling tired, more reclusive and imaginative.

A full moon is when they are going to be more extroverted and it’s often when hires and promotions are made because this is when things usually move forward. If you’re waiting for a deal to come through, it’s good to know this timing secret that affects people whether they know it or not.

Know How To Motivate Each Sign

If you approach projects in terms someone understands, they are more likely to be on board with it. For example, presenting a project to an Aquarius or Sagittarius, you’ll need to tell them the reason for the project. Whereas a Virgo or Taurus will want to know the details. A Capricorn will want to know the cost benefit analysis and an Aries will want to know the timeline.

A Leo will want to know how it will be presented and who gets the credit. A Cancer will want to know how it helps people and a Gemini will want to debate on other ways of doing it. A Scorpio will want to understand the negative obstacles that may be faced.

A Pisces will want to make it fun and colorful and a Libra will usually want everyone to enjoy doing the project and will want everyone to feel equally valued in the project.

The south node is known to be someone’s comfort zone but it is detrimental to them to work in this area because they do not learn. If someone is challenged in a way that relates to their north node, they are more likely to stick with a job. The north node is what someone’s soul came here to learn. They may not know this themselves but it is a highly accurate psychological road map.

You can look this up based on the day they were born.

How To Improve Upon Yourself

Just as you look at other people’s sun sign strengths and weaknesses, it’s important to look at your own. Do you have a temper or are you extra sensitive? Are you a natural leader or do you tend to be attracted to people all the time at work? Know yourself to become as balanced as possible.

Your astrology characteristics are not a sentence, they are your tendencies that can be balanced using your intention. You can get to know your own emotional needs so you can express them and you can even know how your own moods are going to shift by knowing the movements of the moon.


Astrology is a great tool to use when deciding if someone will be a good fit for a role. If you’re not sure about a hire, try comparing your astrology results to the system of numerology. You can look up someone’s life path number with our life path calculator which shows their natural talents and weaknesses.

This article, Careers That Match Your Life Path Number, gives a quick overview of positions that each life path number are naturally fitted to. Also, the more you know astrology, the better you can understand other people and yourself.

If you want to go deeper into using astrology you can look at someone’s 2nd house which is their natural skills they can use to make money. Their houses can be found in their birth chart and for the houses you will need their time, date and location of birth.

You can also look at their 10th house of career which shows what role someone will choose and how they will best fill it or what social status they will achieve. Finally the 6th house will show how they fit into or relate to their environment. Don’t get overwhelmed with these details, it takes a long time to get used to the language of astrology. It’s best to learn it in layers.

Just know that as you continue to learn, you are going to be able to be more aware of your own strengths and weaknesses as well as others. It’s like having X-ray vision into what makes people tick.

Related Article: How to Line Up Your Career Using the 2nd and 10th House

About The Author

Shannon Yrizarry

Shannon Yrizarry has taught metaphysical subjects since 2013 including the deeply esoteric lineage of kundalini yoga. She has worked as a healer, clairvoyant and card reader and been featured as a dream interpreter on Viceland’s Nuts + Bolts show as well as for Mercedes Benz and Refinery29. She has read Tarot for The Zoe Report, done readings for stars and aims to bring the empowering wisdom of astrology mainstream.With a bold voice, she wants to uplift consciousness to help us evolve to a healthier more spiritual society. Her classes can be found online at www.HOI.TV/authors/shannon and you can follow her daily inspirations on Instagram @shannonyrizarry. She also teaches kundalini yoga in Portland, Oregon. What gets her out of bed is helping people align with their soul purpose.Shannon is the author of two books published by Llewellyn Worldwide, Psychic Yoga and Modern Guide to Meditation Beads.
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