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Welcoming Our Newest Member of The Ladysmith Team.

We are delighted to announce that Matthew will be joining the Ladysmith Shopping Centre team for work experience this month.

Matthew’s enthusiasm and fresh perspective are a fantastic addition to our community, and we are thrilled to have him with us.

Get To Know Matthew.

We’ve arranged a Q&A session so you can get to know him a little better. Enjoy his answers to the questions below.

1. Tell us about you, who you are, where you’re from and why you chose Ladysmith for your work experience.

My name is Matthew Monk, I prefer Matt. I come from Sutton-In-Ashfield. I chose Ladysmith for my work experience because I think it will be a great place to learn some things ready for actual work.

2. What do you think your day-to-day routine will look like at Ladysmith Shopping Centre?

Being in the management office working on computers and sometimes or most the time walking around the shopping centre making sure everything is great.

4.  What are you most looking forward to about working at Ladysmith Shopping Centre.

Seeing all the things available.

5. How comfortable are you with using computers and office software? Can you give any examples of some cool things you have done with computers?

Very comfortable, I have used tech and computer equipment for coding and creating many things like websites and Photoshop.

6. What if anything are you apprehensive about?

Meeting new people and talking a lot.

7. What do you think will be the most challenging part about working at Ladysmith Shopping Centre?

Managing things like money and the actual shopping centre itself.

8. What do you enjoy doing in your free time and do you have any hobbies you’re passionate about?

I play golf from time to time with my Grandad and Dad, which is often quite enjoyable. I am very passionate about golfing on the driving range.

9. Do you have a favourite store or place to visit in this shopping centre and why?

Greggs because the sausage rolls are delicious.

10. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?

The power to Shapeshift into anything because it can let me do pretty much anything

11. What’s the most interesting book or movie you’ve read or watched recently?

Spiderman: Across the Spiderverse

12. Where do you want to be in 10 years time?

Probably working in the Tech Industry

Work experience provides teens with the opportunity to develop essential skills such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving. It also offers valuable insights into various career paths, helping them make more informed decisions about their future education and career choices.

It also enhances their C.V, making them more attractive to future employers. It demonstrates a proactive attitude, reliability, and a willingness to learn, all of which are highly valued in the job market. This early exposure to the workplace can significantly increase their employability in the long term.

Please join us in welcoming Matthew to the Ladysmith Shopping Centre family. We are confident that this experience will be mutually beneficial and look forward to the positive contributions he will make.

Don’t hesitate to say hello to Matt if you see him around the centre!