Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action “Global mobility of employees” (GLOMO) is an international research project and is part of the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. It will see eight partners from across Europe and 15 Early Stage Researcher generate knowledge about the global mobility phenomenon while training and developing a unique network of experts in the field, in order to make labour mobility more efficient and beneficial for all parties involved. The project has received total funding of almost four million Euros. Promoting labour mobility across Europe is a central objective of the Europe 2020 Strategy and it aims to tackle increasing labour and skill shortages in the EU. Cross-border labour mobility is expected to benefit individual citizens, employers and the aggregate economy. GLOMO’s focus is on global mobility into EU countries and within the EU and its impact on careers.