Show Me the Money! 215 The Perk Buffet Team Terms Perks (short for perquisites) are goods or services given to an employee in addition to regular salary and benefits as an incentive to attract and retain personnel. Company perks vary. Here are some of the more commonly provided perks: · Company cars.Cars are leased for executives, salespeople, and sometimes other staff mem- bers. · Memberships in professional associations.To encourage technical and specialized personnel to keep up with the state of the art in their fields, the company will pay their dues for appropriate associations. · Subscriptions to professional and technical journals.Offered for the same reason as member- ships in associations.