After a 4-year break, I began applying for QA roles in October 2023. Despite having 2 years of manual QA experience and completing a Selenium and Cucumber boot camp, I'm struggling to get recruiters' attention. I showcased my skills with a GitHub project, but it hasn't helped much. Reaching out to my network hasn't been fruitful either. I'm eager to start working again, even at an entry level. Any tips on how to stand out to companies and secure a job that fits me would be appreciated.

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