Many developing member countries find it challenging to introduce HLT in their countries due to lack of resources and limited institutional experience,' said ADB President Takehiko Nakao continuing, 'ADB appreciates Japan's support in the establishment of the much needed HLT Fund.
ADB intends to enhance its use of HLT in areas such as climate change, smart grids, mass energy storage, energy efficiency, renewable energy, toll/ticketing systems, intelligent transport systems, mass transit, smart cities, waste-to-energy technology, desalination, and remote sensing technology.
A new procurement framework, approved by the ADB Board of Directors on 12 April, will place more weight on quality and help promote HLT facilities in ADB-financed projects.
One theory that highlights the importance of these qualities is HLT (Krumboltz, 2009).
HLT focuses heavily on the importance of generating and capitalizing on chance opportunities.
Krumboltz's (2009) anecdotal description outlines a key postulation of HLT, notably that career paths often take unpredictable twists and turns as people create and respond to chance events.
As outlined by Krumboltz (2009), HLT is based on four fundamental propositions; the first is that "the goal of career counseling is to help clients learn to take actions to achieve more satisfying career and personal lives--not to make a single career decision" (p.
HLT encourages the use of assessments as thought stimulators and conversation starters, and it allows clients to be open to life changes that may require periodic reassessment.