The selection of images below illustrates the various poses that can be employed to convey specific personal qualities of the individual photographed as well as their probable position in the enterprises’ hierarchy. The The first 17 images of the smart looking young woman illustrate poses that are primarily for females but the male versions only have a few minor differences.
They are made using a posing system that is used successfully by U.S. photographer Gary Hughs for his business and corporate clients that include large corporations like Google and are useful for group photos in which they can be used to depict the positions of individuals within the group.
Unless something else is desired, I would likely use poses from this system along with a few other kinds of poses, if time permits, to provide as many image options as possible for fulfilling whatever objectives an enterprise or individual might have for the images. The lighting and background effects are negotiable and my watermark would be eliminated.