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ECRM and HR Counselors Corner are expanding!

By March 25, 2013July 23rd, 2018Uncategorized

We are very happy to announce the addition of a new Human Resources Consultant at ECRM!

Alex Pointon received her B.A. in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Pittsburgh and has also studied at Universidad de Belgrano in Buenose Aires, Argentina.  She began her career as an Immigration Paralegal at a large Pittsburgh law firm before joining UPMC in 2008 as a Paralegal in the Employee Relations department.  Alex has also worked at Genesis Rehab Services, a large long-term care organization, located in Philadelphia, PA where she served as Human Resources Business Partner and then HR Manager. Most recently, upon relocating back to Pittsburgh in October 2012, Alex returned to UPMC as the primary HR Consultant for UPMC’s Corporate Services.

Alex maintains professional affiliation with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and holds certification as a Professional in Human Resources Management (PHR). Alex has a broad scope of experiences in Human Resources with a focus in HR compliance, employee relations, talent management, employee engagement and retention initiatives as well as FMLA/ADA administration and guidance.

As our staff expands so does HR Counselors Corner . . .

We want you to benefit from the variety of experience and knowledge on our team. So watch for staff contributions to the blog from Alex and from our HR Representative, Laura Pokrzywa.  Many of you will recognize Laura’s name as she has been working with ECRM clients for over a year now, drafting employee handbooks, gathering employment policies and tracking down answers for our HR HELPLINE callers.

Why don’t you give us something to blog about by sending your HR questions to Then watch for the answer in our What’s Up? Wednesday features.

As always, if you need a quick answer call us directly on our toll-free HR HELPLINE at 855-873-0374.

Whatever your human resource needs, we are more ready than ever to help you!