A hundred years ago

She looks up from the newspaper. “Darling there’s a job advertisement here; I think you should apply.”

Newspaper ad placed by Shackleton. 'Hazardous journey, bitter cold' etc

Actually, it’s a Fake Ad, according to the Smithsonian. Shackleton had lots of free publicity and lots of applicants, so there was no need to take out a paid ad. In spite of a reward, no-one has been able to unearth any evidence of the original ad.