I have tried to reduce the left margins with the package geometry: \usepackage[scale=0.90, top=0.5cm, bottom=1cm]{geometry} but cannot shrink the column where we have the dates in the experience section. I'm new with LaTeX and cannot find a proper solution?



\usepackage[scale=0.90, top=0.5cm, bottom=1cm]{geometry} %If you want to change the page margins, you simply need to change this line


%\title{Audit, Risk and Compliance\newline{}PMP®, ITIL, CRISC} 
\title{PMP®, ITIL, CRISC} 

    \ifthenelse{\equal{#4}{}}{}{, {\slshape#4}}%
    \ifthenelse{\equal{#5}{}}{}{, #5}%
    \ifthenelse{\equal{#6}{}}{}{, #6}%
    \newline{\small\strut #7 \par}}}

    \item[#2] #3


\usepackage{lipsum} %Just for dummy text

%\title{Resum\'e title}  

%            content


\section{Professional Statement }


    \item  \begin{center} item1 \end{center}
    \item  \begin{center} item2 \end{center}
    \item  \begin{center} item2 \end{center}
%I'm seeking new challenge and opportunity to leverage that experience in a Global Pharmaceutical Company.


\cventry{Since \linebreak March 2019}{

Main achievements:%

  \item \textit {\textbf{GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGggg }}
  \item \textbf{Key Highlight}: GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGgggg
  \item \textbf{Results}:

resulting pdf

  • Please reformat to display your code as such. Sep 18, 2019 at 5:12
  • Welcome to TeX.SX! Please make your example code a compilable minimal working example (MWE) that allows others to reproduces the output you show. If Itry to make a small example out of your code fragment, I get a significantly different output. Please also remove code that is not related to your ussue.
    – leandriis
    Sep 18, 2019 at 7:34

1 Answer 1


The width of the date column is set with the \setlength{\hintscolumnwidth}{2.5cm} line in your example.

Since you're new to TeX and friends, a good general advice when you're using a new package you're not familiar with, is to go over CTAN, search for the package, and browse its associated documentation.

Sadly in this case the package moderncv does not have a proper manual in CTAN, but if you go to the GitHub repository, there is a PDF userguide. that may be of use for further modifications.

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