An expert panel at the Forbes Human Resources Council suggests several tips to help HR professionals plan their course for 2019. Start by looking beyond your current culture and hiring those who will truly expand diversity of thought. At the same time, the experts suggest, invest in current employees, focus on intelligence-drive talent acquisition, allow employees to lead, build up your brand, and focus on the employee life cycle. You should be able to draw a straight line from the HR plan to the company’s strategic goals, the experts say. Finally, they recommend focusing on retention. Read the full article.