This is a brand new – just started – sort of sparse – get in at the ground level kind of thing. The website, as of right now, is more of a mailing list. However, as per the usual, The Chronicle has packed it with helpful information regarding job search and professional networking. Example:
Woooot! Excellent information in the article linked above, including the suggestion to NOT BE CLINGY! Get out there and meet people. I know the temptation to just follow around a single person or stick with people you know. Don’t do that! A second strategy is to prepare to have conversations about hot topics in your field and not just the weather or your personal research. Practice short, intelligent (and well-researched) responses to major and new issues.