26 Nov '11, 2am

Firm in China tells job seekers born under signs of Scorpio and Virgo not to apply as they are too moody and critical

BEIJING (AFP) - A Chinese firm has decided Scorpios and Virgos are too moody and critical, telling job seekers with those star signs they need not apply. Capricorns, Pisces and Libras, on the other hand, are welcome. The unusual requirements are part of a job ad posted at a university in the central city of Wuhuan by an English language training company, and have generated a storm of online controversy since they were uncovered this week. 'We don't want Scorpios or Virgos, and Capricorns, Pisces and Libras will be prioritised,' the job spec reads, according to the Chutian Metropolis Daily, a local newspaper in Wuhan. The report quoted a woman in charge at the unnamed firm as saying she had done research and found Scorpios had strong personalities and were moody, while Virgos were hugely critical and did not stay in one job for long.

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