I once had an interview at this fancy company that led to a second interview and the guy who I was meeting with said something along the lines of: "Oh, and when you come back for the next meeting make sure you try and surprise us with something special. You really want to stand out from the crowd."
You see, there were a lot of people applying for this job so it was important for the applicants to pull out weird tricks in order to be memorable. I never showed up for the second interview so I'll never know which song and dance acts were covered, or if anyone showed up in a giant hot dog costume for that matter.
For this, I was sketching something random and I ended up stumbling into this comic where I brought back a one-off character from a quick drawing I did a couple years ago. His name is Allen and his ideas on making an impact are wild. You know what, though? His methods lead to results and you can't argue with that cold hard fact.