Are all career assessments created equal? If not, are there ways to judge which ones are better than others? Career assessments vary widely in their quality, and yes, there are good ways to judge which are better than others. Career assessments are only good if they succeed at reliably and validly measuring what they claim to measure. Psychological assessments are principally about translating a theoretical concept (like interests, or personality) into a measurable unit, and some assessments do this better than others. Below, you will find resources to help you evaluate any assessments you may be considering.