One mindset is: DON’T THROW SPAGHETTI AT THE WALL
What does this mean? Those who have been out of the workforce for a prolonged period may feel tempted to respond to a large quantity of postings in hopes that they get a response.
Instead you can ask yourself: "What organizations would I love to join? What impact do I want to make in that organization? How do I align my transferable skills to that role? How do I package myself as that candidate that they must interview?”