Are you camera shy? You could be putting your career at risk

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The events of the global pandemic undoubtedly affected every industry, each in different and more drastic ways, but the introduction of remote working and office closure has been described as both a blessing and a curse. 

And a new survey has shown that those of us who are a little camera shy during meetings and switch off our webcams could be seriously jeopardizing our working relationships and professional reputations, with over 90% of executives in America feeling that there is no long-term future for us. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.