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The Best Careers for a Virgo

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Astrologers believe that the time of year you were born has an impact on all aspects of your life from personal relationships to career choices and that those born under the same star sign share certain characteristics, making them better suited to some occupations than others. Virgos (August 23 - September 22) are said to be analytical, meticulous, practical, conscientious, hard working, sensible, efficient, orderly, health conscious and careful with money. These traits are most compatible with careers in the arts, healthcare or finance.

Writer, Music or Art Critic

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Anyone born under the sign of Virgo is said by astrologers to possess wisdom beyond their years and an instinctive understanding of human nature. Such deep thinkers are capable of producing thought provoking and insightful writing and some of the most critically acclaimed authors have been Virgos. Leo Tolstoy, Mary Shelley, D.H. Lawrence, H.G. Wells and Stephen King all share this star sign. Virgos thrive on attention to detail, form and color and they appreciate craftsmanship in all its many forms and this, combined with their analytical ability, makes anyone born under this star sign ideally suited to a career as a critic, particularly in the areas of drama, art and music.

Healthcare Worker

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Virgos tend to be health conscious and possess a strong desire to heal themselves and others making them ideally suited to careers involving medicine, personal care or self help. They also tend to have sound judgment and posses the ability to make quick decisions. Possible career options include; a doctor, occupational therapist, cosmetic surgeon, beautician or yoga instructor. Anyone born under the sign of Virgo characteristically strives to alleviate the suffering of others, possibly by helping them to seek the solution to their problems for themselves, and these characteristics makes them ideal candidates for any career involving teaching or coaching.

Finance Worker

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Those who have Virgo as their birth sign thrive on routine and order. They are methodical, practically minded individuals who like to keep things in order and are good at problem solving. These qualities, combined with Virgo’s common sense approach to money, makes them ideally suited for careers involving bookkeeping or financial planning. Possible careers in the financial sector include auditor, book keeper, accountant or investment banker. Other careers that utilize some or all of these qualities include librarian, file clerks, secretaries, editor, law, historian and public relations person.


Based in the United Kingdom, Kim Kimber has been a writer and editor since 2000, specializing in real life, parenting and lifestyle. Her articles have appeared in “Collect It,” “Family Camping Magazine” and “Tots to Teens.” Kimber holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and history from Manchester Metropolitan University.

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