I was just visiting the new APA website, marveling at how disorganized, clunky, and slow it is (note: not even an automatic redirect from the old site!), and I noticed that the kick-off for the 2008-2009 job hunting season is a mere 8 weeks away! The October Jobs for Philosophers gets posted on October 10, bitches.
Feel the bile rise. Is your dossier in order? Did you nail down a defense date? Which jerk is going to trash you in a (confidential) recommendation letter? Still no publications, huh? There probably won't be many jobs in your AOS this year anyway...
I remember very clearly the joy I felt my first semester at my first job. The JFP showed up, and I suddenly realized that I didn't have to bother looking at it.
For those not in philosophy, keep a sadistic eye on the always amusing pit of torment, the Philosophy Job Market Blog.