Not following the industry is like being in a cricket stadium and not watching the match.
Want to be in action, want to know what the market is thinking? Want to know what is the current job situation is? What is the current salary range? What is in demand and what is not?
Read regularly about your industry.
You won't to find answer to this questions, they will just pop in. Keep a tab on your industry.
Read all news not just cricket and politics! Use you smart phones to read various aerospace blogs, aviation stories apart from it's other usages.
The aim is to have a well rounded view of the industry you are in!