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November 28, 2011

Virgos not wanted – Chinese English schools hire by star sign...

The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that an English language training company in China has decided that scorpios and virgos are too moody and critical and that job seekers with those star signs need not apply. Capricorns, Pisces and Libras are prioritized.

The unusual stipulations 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.

Read the full article at The Telegraph's website.

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