Aries (March 21 - April 19)
If your boss is an Aries, they bring major self-starter, get-it-done energy to the table. Making them natural motivators at work. Aries have an excitement and urgency behind what they want to get done and how they go about it. So make sure you go along with their excitement.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
If your boss is a Taurus, they thrive on balance and maintenance. They like to keep things on an even keel and they don't like a lot of change. They'll appreciate you the most if you help them stay calm and on schedule. Put out fires before they get out of control. They view drama as a threat to stability and value.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
If your boss is a Gemini, it can be a bit chaotic, but definitely a fun and flexible work environment. They'll enjoy having you in meetings, if you come to them with a clear agenda. Prove yourself helpful. Your best plan of action is to clear your schedule and go along with their craziness.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
If your boss is a Cancer, they tend to take on more than they can handle. They absorb extra work, as a way to help everyone around them. It's smart to be proactive with a Cancer manager, and prove to them upfront that you're both capable and reliable.
Leo (July 23 - August 22)
If you know your Leo manager outside of work, your first step is to respect their work persona, don’t forget that they’re the boss. You'll also get on their good side by lifting up their ideas and re-assuring them that they created a positive work environment for you.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
Virgo managers view everything as connected within a system. When any element of that system feels out of line, they panic. So just know that they appreciate fine-tuning and detail, so the best thing you can do is to always double-check your work. Ask for an extension to complete something the right way, instead of doing a sucky job at it.
Libra (September 23 - October 22)
If your boss is a Libra, they’ll make sure the work place is always fair. They’re definitely great managers of a big team. Instead of focusing on detail, Libra’s are more concerned with overall presentation. So your best bet with them, is to go with the flow of their bigger-picture energy.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
Trust is huge for a Scorpio manager and they understand people's worth too. So, rather than ask for or tell them what you'd like, demonstrate your abilities and know that a Scorpio manager will fight for you. Show up with confidence and do what you think should be done.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Sagittarius is your big-idea manager. They love group brainstorms and everyone bringing their unique perspectives to the table. They bring the out-of-the-box thinking to the workplace, which can be inspiring for everyone. In order to move up, you have to be willing to hang out outside of work. Sag love that and love making the workplace as fun as possible.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
Capricorns absolutely love feeling productive and will respect you the most if you show that type of energy back. It's important to mirror them and to show you care about your job. You have to have passion. They're highly concerned with legacy and duty, and will appreciate you working extra hours.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Aquarius managers focus on big-picture ideas and progressive change at work. So, the most important thing is to just trust them in that regard and be prepared to go along for the ride. No complaining about change.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
Pisces managers approach work from a heart- and emotions- place. Which is why they thrive in creative, rather than rigid, environments. However, they tend to let things fall through the cracks if they’re not feeling their best. So, you’ll work best with a Pisces if you can help them stay on track. Don’t worry about overstepping boundaries.