If you’re a designer build some icons and share them, make some textures, draw a template, invent a grid system or build a theme for your favorite CMS.
If you’re a illustrator start a blog, share a drawing everyday, dribbble, give advice or create a web comic.
If you’re a photographer share photos on a photo blog, give some freebies, if you have time, sell some photos at Stock Photo websites and create an online portfolio.
If you’re a programmer, build stuff, write tutorials, record screencasts, speak at conferences, attend events, share insights, techniques and code.
And so on…
There’s more ways to show your skills and talent that just sending out CV’s and waiting for a job to land. Be creative and don’t sit around.