Quickfire Questions with Karen Monks
When did you join Austin-Smith:Lord?
What is your role within our Creative Collective?
HR Manager + Practice Administrator.
What inspires you most in your work?
Finding positive solutions to HR issues.
What lessons have you learned in your work?
Attention to detail is essential.
What is your favourite place / building / landscape and why?
Our Liverpool studio – Port of Liverpool Building – an iconic, magnificent building that keeps adapting to modern ways of working without losing its grandeur.
What fictional place would you like to visit?
What’s something that recently made you smile?
My two year old granddaughter announcing to anyone who would listen in the supermarket “This is MY Grandma”.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard?
It’s tough at the top but crowded at the bottom – so always try to be the best you can.
Complete the following – “I couldn’t get through the week without….”
My Friday night (large) glass of Sauvignon Blanc!