Another in the occasional series where I have a little moan. This one was prompted by looking at a presentation and it hit pretty much every one of these tropes.
The smiles. Big beaming, white teeth. Everyone smiling at everyone. Someone help me please.
4 people sitting round a laptop, one of them pointing. It. Never. Happens.
Handshakes. Invariably white men, across a table, smiling.
Hands in general. Holding pens, typing, pointing, using a tablet.
Commerce is a shopping trolley. Or a pile of coins.
Powerful women are shown standing, usually leaning, arms crossed, looking directly at the camera.
Remote working is ALL about the Zoom call in stock picture land. And a kitchen, a bedroom or outdoor space. And coffee. Always coffee.
Lots of hands of different people all meeting together and photographed from the top down? That’s the diversity pic of course.