Job search site Indeed sells to Japan’s Recruit Co.

Indeed has been a quiet success story, becoming the No. 1 job search site in the world after launching in 2004. Now, it’s being acquired by Japan’s Recruit Co. in a deal that will create a dominant worldwide HR and recruiting service.

Can Adzuna’s job search brighten British classifieds?

With jobs still hard to come by as the downturn rolls on, British startup Adzuna says it wants to help get more people into positions with its job search service — and has ambitious plans to take on its rivals in the competitive classified industry.

Millennials Prefer Freelancing, Study Says

I’ve been given a sneak peak at an Elance study that investigates the attitudes of “millennials” to work, their careers and job searching. Perhaps the most interesting finding in the study is how positive the millenials are about freelancing as a career choice.

Smart Grid Gets Clipped in Michigan

Yet more evidence that the smart grid industry is facing pressure to get cheaper, and fast: Michigan utility Consumers Energy may be cutting $400 million from its $500 million smart grid spending plan over the next five years, reports Smart Grid Today.