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3 things holding you back from landing a public service career

In this video, I talk about the 3 most common things I see holding people back from landing a 6-figure public sector role and what I advise them to do to turn it all around so that they find a promotion or new role in a new department in the public sector.

These are the things you need to overcome to find a career with purpose, that aligns with your values and an increases your salary. 

Mastering these 3 things will help you to move forward in your pursuit of a public sector career.

Watch the video and tell me, are any of these things holding you back?

P.S. Check out my special invitation below the video if you are a current public servant.



You’re invited to my FREE TRAINING

How to land a promotion for a 6-figure public sector job (& beat the internal candidate!)

Wednesday 8 February 2023 at 7.00pm AEDT
(Sydney/Melb/Canberra/Bris/Tas 8.00pm, Perth 6.00pm, Adelaide/NT 7.30pm)

So if you’re a public servant who is:

– applying for new roles in other departments or tiers of government and getting knocked back or getting the silent treatment

– trying to apply for a promotion within your department and you’re always overlooked, even though you have done many, or long-term Acting roles before; or

– you’re about to apply for roles

In this live training you’ll learn:

  • The number 1 reason you are being overlooked and what internal candidates have that you don’t (and no, it’s not just because they know the hiring manager!)
  • The 3 mistakes you’re making and how to fix them right now
  • How my proven 6-step process works for my clients and why it will work for you too!

Register by clicking the button below.


Hi, I’m Athena Ali

The Founder of The Get Noticed Coach.

I help public servants and aspiring public servants

– articulate their brilliance in resumes and CVs that get hiring managers excited to see them,

– write key selection criteria that prove you’re the right person for the job quickly,

– create a personal brand that sells for you so that you are headhunted for 6 figure roles effortlessly, and

– arm you with confidence-boosting strategies for your next interview so that you impress the recruiters and hiring managers and get hired in a $100K+ public service job.

I’m for people who want to make a difference in the community and work with purpose in a senior public service role.

I use my unique marketing approach to help you get clear, get confident, get visible, and advance your career with my unique 6 step framework.

With over 13 years in the public service and landing every government role I applied for and wanted I am well placed to show you how I did it and how you can do it too!

I believe in you.