The Inspirational Journey of Tom Caravela as an Influencer

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Tom Caravela
Tom Caravela

Successful people are always an inspiration for younger generations of striving individuals and career advancers. Influencers are public figures that people find inspiration from. Tom Caravela is a famous influencer who has impressed many entrepreneurs to learn and grow. He is the founder of The Carolan Group and host of globally ranked MSL Talk podcast. 

Tom began his career as a pharmaceutical sales representative where he spent 10 years in various field sales roles. After graduating from Rutgers University in 1990, Tom realized he had a passion for people and loved the idea of making a living by engaging with others. So he decided he needed to pursue a career in sales which led him to US Healthcare where he sold HMO plans for close to 2 years. His path led him to Abbott Laboratories where he held several field sales positions. Tom said that what he loved most was “helping people and developing others”. His favorite role was as a Field Sales Trainer where he helped mentor, coach, and develop sales reps throughout the Northeast. “It was then that I realized I really had a passion for helping others develop their career”, said Caravela. It was only natural that I eventually would wind up in the recruitment business focused on helping others pursue their career goals. 

Tom Caravela’s experience and knowledge in the pharmaceutical industry have led him to become an inspirational influencer on social media platforms. He is the host of the globally renowned ‘MSL Talk’ podcast which has 150,000+ listeners from 50+ countries. “Articles and videos are great but the podcast is an effective medium for sharing content and broadcasting information to industry professionals as well as those looking to break into industry,” says Caravela. He specifically developed the podcast for Medical Affairs professionals to go for career advice, trends, medical affairs best practices and  strategies for success.

A recent podcast review on Apple calls MSL Talk an “Incredible Podcast”. The review goes on to say,  “This podcast has changed my life (literally). I owe credit to Tom, and this podcast for my new role as an MSL. Regardless of how much research I did on my own via the Internet the information that Tom presents along with his hosts was invaluable to me”.

Tom is truly dedicated to his profession as an industry leader and influencer. He understands the weight of the responsibility he carries to empower Medical Science Liaisons around the world. Through his recruitment firm and podcast, Tom is motivated to continue the effort of guiding others on a path to success in the pharmaceutical industry. Caravela concluded by saying,”my motivation to develop content and provide services to job seekers is the reward of seeing someone succeed in their career. I offer an open invitation to connect with me on LinkedIn and follow me on Social Media. I promise to continue developing value based content to help guide others on their career journey”.