Persistence and commitment are certainly helpful assets to have when you're looking for a new job, but they're not always enough. Gain further insight into what you need to succeed with these motivational tips, courtesy of astrology -- and land the job you want! Aries
As the pioneer of the zodiac, you excel at taking risks. So, if you're feeling bored with your job-search routine, why not shake things up? Try making a video that outlines your skills, or come up with another innovative way to make yourself stand out from the crowd. Taurus
Since movement helps you become more open to new possibilities, you may need to get physically active before you focus on your job hunt each day. Try exercising for a half-hour before you polish up your resume, peruse job listings or contact potential employers. Gemini
Communication is your tool for success, so make the most of it! Networking events, blogs and other forms of social media are bound to bring you new contacts. Just don't spread your energy too thinly, or you could get distracted from reaching your goals. Cancer
As your sensitive nature can make you resistant to change, you should emotionally prepare for a new job by imagining your ideal employment scenario. Of course, you'll still need to update your resume and pound the pavement, but if you can maintain a clear vision of what you're looking for, it will help keep you focused. Leo
Keeping yourself motivated depends a great deal on how much fun you're having. If you haven't had much luck with your job hunt, it may be time to explore more creative ways to finding work. For example, consider pursuing a volunteer position doing something you enjoy -- it may open some doors. Virgo Share a free sample Personal Astrology Profile. What makes you unique? Discover a snapshot of the cosmos at your birth and the forces that shape you.
It's important that you keep stress in check as you maintain good health because self-care is your key to staying strong. Write up an inventory of your skills -- listing your talents can help you focus on the positive instead of getting bogged down by worries. Libra
Your charm and diplomacy often make you a magnet for good fortune. Just be sure that you haven't grown complacent and forgotten how to go after what you want! You may benefit from keeping in regular contact with fellow job-hunters so you have others to help keep you on track. Scorpio
Your true strength often rears up in the midst of a crisis, so drawing upon your inner resources can help you emerge with newfound guidance. Try not to let bitterness get in the way of your success. If you're having a hard time letting go of feeling wronged, do your best to find forgiveness so you can move forward with utmost confidence. Sagittarius
Taking a philosophical approach will help you gain perspective on your search for work, so seek out biographies of successful people who prevailed after enduring many challenges. You'll need to explore the so-called life lessons your job hunt offers before you can gain substantial ground. Capricorn
You shine in your persistence, a quality that's absolutely essential when looking for work. Take this opportunity to map out long-term goals as you get clear on what you wish to build for the future. Remember: Your dreams will help propel you forward! Aquarius
Capitalize on your ingenuity by taking an unconventional approach to finding a new job. You may need to consider training in a new field or trying a different type of work than you've done up to this point. Also, try not to be too idealistic in your job hunt -- after all, you still need to pay the bills. Pisces
Job hunting may make you just want to take a nap, but it won't be such a brutal process if you can make the most of it. Gather information from your dreams to guide you toward a potential job, while also remembering the practical steps of making phone calls, sending out resumes and being on time for interviews.
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