Your career horoscope for the week commencing 4th June by Peter Watson.
ARIES Mar 21 - Apr 20
Don’t be surprised if you find yourself making fairly ambitious plans with regard to your day-to-day life or the place you call home. But do look at your finances and make sure that you won’t be going over budget to such an extent that it starts causing you problems. You may be in a fairly gung-ho, go-getting mood, partly because of Pluto’s fairly dramatic run-in with Venus. And although it might be all very well to become more assertive than usual you must take care not to go ahead with some rather daring ideas purely to prove certain other people wrong when they suggest you’re over-stretching yourself. It would be a huge mistake to commit yourself to projects or purchases which will almost certainly lead you into difficulties before too long.
TAURUS Apr 21 – May 21
The fact that you can get to grips with financial or business matters that other people find overwhelming means they’ll be coming your way on a regular basis. And you should capitalise on having a Sun-Mercury link impacting the section of your chart that governs everything you have and own. This helps explain why you’re able to analyse one or two very complicated situations and know exactly what to do to get the best possible outcomes. But, more than that, you should also be able to inspire some of the people around you to make some sharp moves and do rather well out of the situation. What you mustn’t do is to allow any slight hitches or glitches to stop you in your tracks and give you cause to start doubting your competence and abilities.
GEMINI May 22 - Jun 21
There’s a part of you that will want to wax lyrical about ambitious, creative ideas linked to your career or long-term future. There’s another part of you, however, that will quickly become aware that certain people are quite sceptical about what you have in mind. And you’re not being helped by the way in which Neptune, the planet of schemes and dreams, is bringing out a rather fanciful, airy-fairy side of you. This perhaps helps explain why you’ll eventually feel forced to adopt a more pragmatic approach to what you’re doing and discard anything which, on closer inspection, really does appear to be impractical or ridiculously extravagant. Don’t feel disappointed that your more sensible streak is taking over. Be glad you’re avoiding what could, potentially, be a financial or professional disaster.
CANCER Jun 22 - Jul 23
Refuse to be bullied by those who think you should abandon your highly-original ideas on how to manage a financial or property set-up that craves your attention. Tell yourself that with the Moon at a potent point in your chart allied to energetic Mars your instincts will be steering you towards solutions that would never have occurred to the other people involved. And you must not have your confidence dented by rather pessimistic comments offered up by these individuals who at times like this lack your ingenuity and daring. Yes, you probably will be a little more gung-ho than they could ever be but that doesn’t mean you’ll act in an irresponsible or reckless way. You’ll simply be letting your sixth sense steer you towards remedies that should negate a lot of your problems.
LEO Jul 24 - Aug 23
When it first presents itself you’ll see a particular project or piece of work as far too complicated for someone such as yourself. On closer inspection, however, you’ll realise you have the skills required to make a good job of it. You mustn’t be put off by Pluto tussling with Venus and leaving you wondering whether the rewards and recognition coming your way will justify all the effort you’ve had to put into it. What you have to take into account is the fact that with Venus in an elusive sector of your chart you can’t be expected to come up with instant solutions as to how to achieve the right outcomes. So you just have to slow down and approach the issues, one by one, and in a totally logical and rational way.
VIRGO Aug 24 - Sep 23
Having carefully covered your tracks for some while and avoided letting several other individuals in on what you’ve been doing with regard to investments, savings or a change of career, you’ll soon reach a point where you’ll want to be far more open about it. This week is an especially good time to disclose some if not all of whatever you have in mind because of the way in which your ruler Mercury is collaborating with the Sun and shaking things up within the most potent and visible sector of your chart. Any day now, you should find yourself enjoying the feeling that you are inviting others to share your plans and ideas and to perhaps even make suggestions to you as to how they could be refined. Listen very carefully.
LIBRA Sep 24 - Oct 23
As you’re steered on to an unfamiliar path you might feel rather uncertain and possibly even afraid. But there’s no need to panic because you do have the right people around you so as to be able to make a success of whatever you attempt. Yes, there’s a slight risk that you’ll be somewhat over-ambitious in your aims and goals because you’re being heavily influenced by Neptune, the planet of fantasy. So you’d be wise to listen to the practical suggestions being offered by those who want what’s best for you. You cannot ignore the fact that Neptune’s at right angles to Mercury which makes it likely that some of the facts and figures that have come your way are less than reliable. Put checks and balances in place and don’t take any unnecessary risks.
SCORPIO Oct 24 - Nov 22
For some while you might have wondered why you and certain individuals cannot pool your resources in a way that allows you all to succeed within an area presenting quite a few challenges. Even though you may have tried hard in the past to collaborate with whoever else is concerned you’ve almost certainly found that you don’t see eye to eye with one another. This is why, over the next few days, you should be pleased and relieved to find that you’re at last all on the same wavelength and able to communicate in meaningful and productive ways. It’s not surprising really when you think about it because you are being impacted by the way in which the Sun is allied to Mercury, planet of analysis, reasoning and negotiations. Make the very most of it.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23 - Dec 21
It may be necessary for you to curb your temper as some of your workmates, friends or companions start to question you about your handling of a number of financial or work-related matters. It’s important for you to tell yourself that they are not trying to interfere or judge you as being incompetent or lacking in talent. It’s far more likely that they want to protect you from a situation in which you could, if you’re not careful, make a fool of yourself or damage your reputation. Certainly with Venus being opposed by Pluto you need to scrutinise the details of whatever plans you’re developing and make absolutely sure that they are foolproof, fireproof and waterproof. Whatever you do you mustn’t let Pluto convince you that you can throw your weight around. You cannot.
CAPRICORN Dec 22 - Jan 20
Every now and again you probably have to admit to yourself that you resent having to take charge of mundane responsibilities. And this week especially with the Sun squaring up to Neptune you’ll be asking yourself why you’re the one who has to roll up your sleeves and take care of whatever needs doing in terms of run-of-the-mill work or duties. It will become important for you to remind yourself that you’ll almost certainly be paid for what you’re doing. But more than that, you should find yourself in a position to impress those in authority – who are far more aware than you realise – that you’re having to put in some hard graft when you’re really not in the mood for it. Just keep going and see what it leads to.
AQUARIUS Jan 21 - Feb 19
Colleagues, employers or associates are likely to make comments that you find unnerving with regard to areas of responsibility that seem to fall within your remit. Before you panic, you should ask yourself whether you’re misinterpreting what’s actually being said. It’s likely that you’ve allowed your nervousness to make it nigh-on impossible for you to believe that you’re perfectly capable of masterminding the situation, and that discussions going on around you aren’t nearly as damning and pessimistic as you first think. Do remember that with Venus opposed by Pluto it’s all too easy for you to allow age-old fears and insecurities to seep into your thinking. Refuse to take them on board. Instead, keep reminding yourself that whenever you’ve been up against huge challenges in the past you’ve not only done well, you’ve positively triumphed.
PISCES Feb 20 - Mar 20
If you suddenly feel more intuitive than usual, put it down to the Moon starting to make its way through Aries towards the end of the week. The build-up to this cosmic shift helps explain why you’re tapping into your sixth sense which is informing you of the best way in which to tackle a series of negotiations linked to your resources and talents. Maybe in the past you have been disappointed in yourself and the way in which you have not capitalised on so much that other people envy. This might well be the week in which you realise how much you can benefit from trusting your instincts and, as they say, going with the flow. With a little more self-belief you should be able to bring about outcomes of which you’re extremely proud.