Many companies use ATS with AI technology to pre-screen applicants' resumes before it even makes it to a human.
You always want to be able to show your employer what you have been working on. Even if it's slow, you can still be productive.
It takes a lot of courage to change careers and be proud that you’re going through the process. Changing careers is not something you’re going to want to rush into. Take your time and make an intelligent decision.